“Scope grows in minutes, not months. Look after the minutes, and the months take care of themselves.” Des Traynor gives an example account of a “small” change that probably feels familiar with any client services provider. I personally believe that we should say “yes” to some of these requests, but we should be quickly calculating the consequences of each small change we agree to, and be sure the client is made aware that we’re doing them a favor when we perform a task, however small, that is out of scope.
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And let me leave you with one more weekend read: Business Insider goes in-depth on why Medium‘s business model isn’t lining up with their funding model. And it might cost them the company. I hope they crawl out of it; I find a lot of value in Medium, as well as how it is sort…
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Automattic has built an importer for folks to move from Medium to WordPress.com, and gave a tiny jab to Medium while at it: With the recent news about Medium’s change in business model we’ve been receiving a number of requests from users on how to import their content to a WordPress.com site. We’re excited today…