Agile - Slack time – You can’t be productive without it.

August 29, 2013
Slack is a wonderful tool. It helps you meet your commitments and gives you time to perform important, non-urgent tasks that improve your productivity.
Be careful, though. Although slack is a wonderful way to handle transitory problems, it can also disguise systemic problems. If you rely on slack to finish your stories in every iteration, that time isn't really slack—it's required.
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