Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Jul 2007 21:57 UTC
Novell and Ximian "Last month, Novell decided to push the limits of developer empowerment and perform an elaborate experiment in innovation by liberating the company's entire Linux engineering team for one full week of free hacking. During Novell Hack Week, hundreds of skilled developers employed by Novell at various facilities around the world worked together on open-source projects of their choice. Driven by creativity and passion instead of deadlines, instructions, and executive decisions, Novell's best and brightest created impressive new software and added innovative improvements to existing programs."
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working people to the bone != quality
by postmodern on Fri 20th Jul 2007 01:07 UTC
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It has been historically the managerial view that if you work people hard you get good quality end-results. Sure you can meet deadlines, but you end up wearing people out fast.

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