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wrote a Learning by Shipping post following up on managing legacy code with a focus on forking code.  should be an interesting discussion here :-)

http://blog.learningbyshipping.com/2013/04/05/forking-responsibly/ 

first post icymi is Surviving legacy code (http://blog.learningbyshipping.com/2013/04/02/surviving-legacy-code/)
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In what could be considered an extremely bold and thoughtful move, according to reports Yahoo recently announced that employees will be required to work from a Yahoo facility rather than “remote”. As one who has spent time on these challenges, the commentary that followed was arguably predictable. With reactions ranging from tone deaf and archaic to downright anti-motherhood, there seems to be a great deal of pushback or at least feedback. Like so many things in managing a large organization there is no clear cut way to manage through this structural and organizational challenge.

What are some of the considerations in attempting to structure a modern product development team?

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And to expand on this ...It's one thing to tell your employees, we want to work to encourage moving you into the office more frequently, and another to send the message  that, we don't trust you and we know what is best for you.  

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New post on learning by shipping debating product, feature, company -- new gmail app for ios prompted some thoughts. http://blog.learningbyshipping.com/2013/02/11/debating-product-feature-or-company/
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good one. Nice classification of a new product. I would also add customer support to "full spectrum".

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How well do you embrace the dialog around new ideas when building products? Lots of snark followed a thoughtful post by David Gelertner. Maybe some perspective is in order - thoughts http://wp.me/p31nkB-4a on learning by shipping blog. 
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Good read.

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"Managing through disagreement" -- some thoughts on challenges when teams disagree.  Posted on Learning By Shipping http://wp.me/p31nkB-3s
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+Steven Sinofsky  it would be good if you could join the community Building a company. Would be interesting to have a perspective from the workings of a major company.

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New post on Learning By Shipping -- sharing the learning, observations from CES.
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Only thing left is to train Steven to say words like Android and Google :-) ... Most other reports saw a lot of those also.
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Complexity abounds in coping with legacy code.  This learning by shipping blog post looks at the challenges and patterns associated with what we think of as legacy code.

http://wp.me/p31nkB-6G 
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From mvp to evolving/disrupting your existing products, rightsizing a product plan while keeping your longer term vision is a challenging part of product development.  This learning by shipping post looks at some common pitfalls and tools/approaches you can use to overcome this challenge.
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What dev methodology should a team use--such a rich topic for discussion (or debate).  Wrote a post about focusing on the work, not the methodology on learning by shipping. so much to debate here--hope there is a rich discussion.
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+Steven Sinofsky true. but in case of waterfall, iteration is case of damage control - oh crap, we did not think of X, lets go back and redesign this - as opposite to agile - where (when properly executed) iteration is way of life.

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tricky product design challenge: balancing tradeoffs across different customers -- new learning by shipping post -- http://wp.me/p31nkB-3p
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+Scott Buscemi Agreed with him. :) +1. 
+Gary Kacmarcik He was asking WHY +Steven Sinofsky is using the logo everywhere. There must be a reason behind it. Maybe he has his own philosophy & we want to know it. :) 

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Some thoughts on learning from the competition. New post on learning by shipping. http://wp.me/p31nkB-3f 
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Good article. A company should generally think of its competitors to some degree however I don't think one can ever be ahead if they think about something that already exists. I believe every company has its own vision, opportunities, strengths and weaknesses different from others. I don't think bing will ever be google, or google+ be ever facebook - all because they're done by different companies with different perspectives and vision.

As innovators, shouldn't we focus on something that hasn't been thought of yet?

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Learning by Shipping First real post before CES.  Been asked to share on g+ as well.  Will give it a shot and see how referrers go.
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Welcome to G+ Steven.
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