This section of the site is for quick notes, usually to quickly capture the details of something I have found useful at work.
The original motivation was to experiment with what the Government Digital Service call
Make things Open: it makes things better.
The main benefit to me of splitting this from the main blog area is that it helps kill writer’s block :-)
In terms of work this was the first full week of distributed working.
I spent a fair bit of time coaching colleagues on how to work more effectively using Teams. I think one of the hardest things for people who are first exposed to the messaging side of the application is to learn a more considered approach when posting in a channel. The difference between a new post and a comment seems very hard for some people to pick up, and I think the app could do more to signal to people that channel chat and messaging chat behave differently.
Kaizen Compared to the previous week, the reverse trend - higher working hours but lower total focus hours and focus percentage.
PomoDoneAnalysis week 2020-W07 Looking at the year to date the change from the previous week is striking.
Ratio of focus time to working time, 2020 weeks 1-7 I’m clear about the root cause. As I mentioned last week, we had an all-day, all-staff meeting on Wednesday.