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Friday Ship Backlog Refinement

#217 – More Sprint Poker Design

This week we made great strides in bringing our new agile Sprint Poker experience to life.

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#216 – Pre-meeting Design

This week we explored how meetings might get set up ahead of time. Sprint Poker subtly changes how meetings work in Parabol from “everybody join this ...

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#215 – 10 Members 💪

This week we Parabol celebrated the starting of its 10th teammate, Nick O’Ferrall. Nick joins as the 6th member of our product development team.

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#214 – S.P.A. 15 Remote Retreat

This week we returned to our company's regular rhythm after holding last week’s 15th all-company retreat, S.P.A. 15.

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#213 - New Features From New Faces

This week we welcomed some new folks to the team, bringing our total up to nine Parabolians (Parabolites? P9s.) Our small team has doubled this year. ...

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#212 - Caching In

(Source) This week, we shipped a new version of Parabol to production that enhances its performance with a new server-side cache. 🚨 Warning! 🤓 Nerdy...

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#211 – Batting Practice

This week, we shipped code from two Parabol developer applicants into production.

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#210 - Blackout

This week, we have little to say. With events sparked by the hateful killing of George Floyd, for once it felt right to leave more room for other voic...

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#209 - Customers Who Share

This week we launched a new feature: color-coding for retrospective templates. As we were writing the post announcing the feature—it’s hard to admit—w...

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#208 - 5 Stars

This week, we celebrated receiving more than ten 5-star reviews on an independent review site. Mostly gone are the days of big releases. When you’re s...

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#207 – Card Group Sizes

This week we performed an in-depth analysis of retrospective meeting grouping behavior and discovered some intriguing insights.

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#206 - Ready to Move On?

Photo by Dima Pechurin on Unsplash This week we kicked off Sprint 56 and began work to make it more difficult to accidentally advance a retrospective ...