I contributed to a very timely article: Slow Summer? 15 Tasks To Tackle During Your Team’s Downtime.
Summer is a slower time for many companies. As team members and clients alike are gone on vacation, the workload tends to decrease. As a result, tech teams may also face fewer internal and external requests during these warmer months.
I would point to the strategic initiatives that were agreed upon at the beginning of the year and selected as the major boulders to be accomplished. There should never be a doubt in anybody’s mind as to what should be done at any time of the year if proper planning and prioritization took place in advance. Knowing the “what” is important, but knowing the “why” is imperative.
Read the full article here.