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Thoughts and Insights from Trillium's Practice Leaders

What’s the difference between a user story and a task?

What’s the difference between a user story and a task?

Well that’s an easy question, I thought. I began to think and realized it wasn’t actually such an easy difference after all. I’d been using the two terms, "user story' and “task” for years, and they seemed pretty distinct in my head. User stories were on the ... Continue reading…

Diffuse Office Conflict

Diffuse Office Conflict

It’s going to happen,  in every office eventually. Two (or possibly more) people disagree about a topic or method of work and create a conflict within the office. Diffusing or removing the conflict altogether is highly important, especially to continue positive morale. Tension in an o... Continue reading…

Is a private cloud pointless?

Is a private cloud pointless?

Private clouds will be popular for the short term, but their popularity will fade. They will be unsustainable if built on internal infrastructure and pointless if built on external infrastructure.  In a previous post, I explained why I think they will be unsustainable if built on internal i... Continue reading…