Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Stack Overflow => $1.8 Billion

 The $1.8 Billion Acquisition Of Stack Overflow Aims To Turbocharge The World’s Software Knowhow

"In yet another sign that the world is software-driven, Prosus N.V., one of the world’s largest tech investment firms operating as the international Internet assets arm of South African multinational Naspers, announced on June 2 that it’s acquiring Stack Overflow, a global knowledge-sharing platform for developers and technologists, for $1.8B. Prosus already owns significant stakes in online education companies Udemy and Codecademy, in addition to a number of other tech companies—most notably, Tencent."

Scrum Checklist: 2x work in 1/2 time

Agile / Scrum: learning how to "land a plane" 

Scrum: the art of doing twice the work in half the time by Jeff Sutherland - YouTube

Jeff Sutherland - Wikipedia

Scrum: How to do twice as much in half the time | Jeff Sutherland | TEDxAix - YouTube

Plans Are Worthless, But Planning Is Everything – Quote Investigator

Dwight D. Eisenhower apparently made a paradoxical statement about preparation.
Here are two versions:

1) Plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.

2) Plans are worthless, but planning is essential.

 SCRUM: Twice the Work, Half the Time - YouTube

  1. LIST: Create/Update a Backlog List (list document)  
  2. ESTIMATE:  Fibonacci numbers 1,2,3,5,8,13
  3. POPULATE: Make Work Next Actions Visible 
  4. CHART: Make Work Progress Visible 
  5. ASK: Conduct 15-minute Daily Stand-up Meetings  
  6. DEMONSTRATE: Host a Sprint Demonstration  
  7. REFLECT: Conduct a Sprint Retrospective (lessons learned document)  

Scrum (software development) - Wikipedia