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The Need For SPEED

Matt Gifford
November 29, 2012

The Need For SPEED

Losing the project fatigue and bringing back the fun. Presented at FOWD / FOWA 2012 in Prague.

Matt Gifford

November 29, 2012
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  1. The Need for S.P.E.E.D Losing the project fatigue & bringing

    back the fun
  2. Matt Gifford @coldfumonkeh www.mattgifford.co.uk

  3. @monkehworks www.monkehworks.com

  4. I build stuff and I write about building stuff, too

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  7. The temporary inability, decrease in ability, or strong disinclination to

    respond to a situation because of previous over-activity, mental, emotional or physical “ ”
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  10. BOREDOM IS A PROBLEM

  11. MEETINGS ARE A PROBLEM

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  14. ROLE STRESS IS A PROBLEM

  15. http://www.academicjournals.org/ajbm/pdf/pdf2010/june/Tang%20and%20Chang.pdf http://www.dhep.astate.edu/role/rolestress.htm ROLE AMBIGUITY

  16. ROLE CONFLICT

  17. ROLE INCONGRUITY

  18. ROLE OVERLOAD

  19. OVERQUALIFICATION ROLE

  20. INCOMPETENCE ROLE

  21. LACK OF FEEDBACK IS A PROBLEM

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  23. STOP

  24. THE SOLUTION

  25. DAILY STANDUPS

  26. GET FEEDBACK

  27. BE AGILE

  28. Reading a lot about ‘agile.’ It’s mostly common sense and

    collaboration dressed up with some very big words. Andy Clarke @malarkey http://twitter.com/Malarkey/statuses/273475867013939200
  29. CHANGE LOCATION

  30. SOCIALISE AT WORK

  31. DIRECTIVE CONTROL

  32. DIRECTIVE CONTROL Objectives set, resources given. Get on with it.

    Trust between superiors and subordinates “Fingertip Feel” Know the key point Provide necessary resources
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  34. WE ARE ALL INDIVIDUALS

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  36. S.P.E.E.D

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  38. #1 Speci cation

  39. Be prepared to accept that... all customers have the potential

    to be assholes
  40. BEWARE: SCOPE CREEP

  41. MIND READER YOU are not a

  42. COMMUNICATE

  43. #2 Procedures

  44. COMMUNICATE

  45. #3 Engagement

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  47. We are not mushrooms So don’t keep us in the

    dark and feed us on shit
  48. COMMUNICATE

  49. #4 Environment

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  51. #5 Delivery

  52. COMMUNICATE

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  55. COMMUNICATE

  56. S.P.E.E.D

  57. http://www.flickr.com/photos/spierisf/4258461086/

  58. Thank you @coldfumonkeh www.mattgifford.co.uk @monkehworks www.monkehworks.com