At the Hachijō-jima Museum of History and Folklore, I encountered a particularly solid range of engaging exhibits. It reminded me that a good museum exhibition offers inspiration on how to present information and tell a story.
You could say that Blue should ask a more specific question or that Magenta should take a moment to think about why they’re being asked this question… and I’d agree to both arguments, but the fact remains that there are plenty of status updates that don’t fulfill their role in informing decisions.
A good answer, one that feeds into forward momentum, has these three elements:
How is the progress, in comparison to what was expected?
Here’s a useful search operator to find links posted in Slack:
I got hunting for links often (“where’s that article that Tim posted a few weeks ago in #research“?) to the point that it would be worth building some kind of filtering app for it, but this will have to do until then… Continue reading “Finding links in Slack”