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One of the core parts of my role is knowledge sharing. Having worked across most of the Volkswagen ecosystem in my time at Tribal I have a solid understanding of the how the various elements interconnect and this understanding needs sharing with the wider team. Typically I have been doing one to one sessions or every couple of months an hour or two meeting taking people through the systems. At some point, much as I love the sound of my own voice, I realized that I was beginning to repeat myself. Enter Adobe Connect.

I've been meaning to write about this bit of software for about three years. I first used it on the HTML Configurator project we did for Volkswagen. As part of delivering the first ever HTML responsive car configuration, we were looking at ways of showing how some of the changed ways of working we piloted.

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A friend of mine (Yemi Awoyemi, Technical Development Manager and generally clever fellow) mentioned I should write a post about the #noestimates debate going on on Twitter. I responded with a very well informed... "What #noestimates thing?"

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A handful of pictures of new starters

One of my colleges recently found this white paper from Spotify discussing how they have implemented Agile in their company. As a large organization delivering a "single" project, they have had to scale agile in a way very few other companies have really had to deal with.

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I was in hospital a while back visiting a sick relative, and whilst they were sleeping I was reading some of the charts on the wall. One in particular caught my eye. It was essentially a fast risk measuring tool. Being a consummate project manager, my first thought was, "I can steal this idea!"

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