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Perfection Is An Unrealistic Goal

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Linda Rising is an independent software consultant with a background in Mathematics and a Ph.D. in object-based design metrics. A proponent of patterns and their application in the workplace, Linda and Mary Lynn Manns are the authors of Fearless Change: Patterns for Introducing New Ideas, and editor of Design Patterns in Communications Software, The Pattern Almanac 2000, and The Patterns Handbook.

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Jan 27, 2009

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  • thank you

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    Nice topic!

  • Another way to timebox your working efforts in a day

    by Andy Marks /

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    I haven't tried this myself, but I'm interested in the Pomodoro technique to teams working, which gels quite nicely with Linda's suggestions for focussed work periods (90 minutes in her case), followed by break out time.

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