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381: Scope Creep

January 20, 2021

This week, we dive into scope creep: how to deal with it, how to avoid it, and how to build its inevitability into our workflow. In The Sidebar, Marshall shares some Smart Office tips for working at home.

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In this week's Sidebar, Marshall outlines a smart home setup for people who are working at home with a significant other.

Main Topic:

Jessica Perelman asks: How do you deal with random and out of scope ideas from stakeholders?

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    • And Then There Were None, a wonderfully delightful mystery from Agatha Christie. If you read this, follow it immediately with the 2015 miniseries by the same name.
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