Quick story: My mom called me last week to tell me about how her boss is starting to implement the SCRUM project management methodology in the workplace, and that she went to her first SCRUM meeting. It was at 7:30 am on a Monday (rough). It was standing (she’s got bad knees.) It was only 15 minutes (her boss was so stressed out by the time crunch that it resulted in him … [Read more...] about Should we succumb to Scrum?
Three months. That’s how long I was able to stand participating in a bad process before going rogue and getting fired at my first summer job. It was worth it. Here’s that story: When I was 16 years old, I was working as a waitress at a restaurant near my house. When I was hired, I was told that there’s a secret code to the POS system that only the manager knows. Learning … [Read more...] about A Bad Process and an Even Worse Waitress