At Uzanto we use a Project Management technique called SCRUM.
It’s basically a short team meeting every day where each team member says
1) What they’ve done since the last meeting
2) What they plan on doing since the next meeting
3) Any roadblocks or dependencies that are holding them up
(lisp enthusiast, successful tech entrepreneur and author of the excellent book Hackers and Painters) is speaking at Berkeley tonight.
If you miss “Hiring is obsolete“, you can catch him 2 days later at PARC, for “How to Sell A Startup” (Note: the PARC talk costs 25$, the Berkeley talk is free). If you miss that, you can console yourself by reading some of his excellent essays.
I bought a desktop computer last week. I’ve been a laptop-only guy for a few years now. But my dev team needed a test server to beat on, and I needed a backup solution / file server for my home network, so I thought I’d kill two birds with one stone.