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Communication Disconnects

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"Why doesn't my manager listen when I explain the details?" "Why doesn't the developer just give me what I ask for?" If you’ve ever heard these complaints—or made them--you’re not alone. Questions like these are a symptom of a communication disconnect.

Context Switching - Congruent Action

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Managers get a bad rap when conversation turns to context switching.…

Context Switching - The "hardware view"

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I met George Dinwiddie so long ago, CompuServe ruled the online world. We participated in the Software Development Forum. He recently added to the context switching discussion.

Context Switching for Fun and Profit

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I usually have 3 or more things going on at any time. Right now I'm doing exploratory work for one client (lots of try this, try that, well, how about trying something else?), upgrading a system for another client (I've already done three of their systems), and preparing for a class.

Context is Everything

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Today I had the opportunity to remember that "context is everything".…