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Friday Ship

#236 – Reliability

This week, we spent developer time on improving Parabol’s reliability.   Parabol is a reliable app. Since 2017, we’ve had only a few hours of downtime...

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#235 – V

This week, it seemed like the world stopped holding its breath and got back to work.

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#234 – Deeper Meaning

This week our team struggled to keep our head in the game, while US democracy was attacked by a mob. Most weeks in Friday Ship we talk about the expec...

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#233 – 2020 is Hindsight

This week we said, “so long!” to 2020 and reflected back on the year. When this year began our company was just 3 full-time employees. Then, the pande...

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#232 – With Gratitude

This week we asked several of our customers for help, and they showed up for us in a big way.

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#231 – Security Story

This week, we delivered a number of enterprise security audit results to prospective enterprise customers.

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#230 – Scrum in 2020

This week we attended the launch of the Scrum Guide 2020. While Parabol doesn’t hold an opinion if any one form of agile teamwork is “correct,” we try...

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#229 – Smoothness

This week, we held a retrospective to find ways of marketing our product more quickly.

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#228 – Estimate

This week we hit our sprint goals toward delivering Sprint Poker, our next meeting type.

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#227 – S.P.A. 16, 2nd Remote Retreat

Last week, Parabol held its 16th quarterly all-team retreat, and our second-ever remote retreat.

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#226 - Governance

This week we employed our async governance process to govern some important policy proposals. When a Parabol team member wants to make a change to exi...

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#225 – ididntmeanto

This week, we completed the guts of a feature which will allow facilitators to go back and undo a completed retrospective Group phase in order to regr...