[Mpls-pm] Another lightning talk note
jira0004 at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 10 16:28:36 PST 2005
I was okay with the long meeting last night with the
exception that someone was waiting for me. If I knew
up front that we would be meeting for a couple of
hours, I'd be okay with that.
Do other folks like the idea of a longer meeting, or
would everyone rather keep it to one hour?
--- Jim Anderson <jim at acadcam.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 04:21:38PM -0600, Dave
> Rolsky wrote:
> > On Thu, 10 Nov 2005, jira0004 wrote:
> > > Generally, I think the thing to do would be to
> ask folks upfront to
> > > reserve an amount of time with the minimum being
> 5 minutes and the
> > > maximum being 30 minutes.
> > I'd say a max of 20. 30 is approaching full
> length talk time. At that
> > point you may as well go for 45 and just be the
> only presenter.
> We're not conducting any other business at the
> meeting, so what's wrong
> with planning on up to 2 hours of presentation? One
> presenter for 2 hours,
> 2 for an hour each, or 6 at 20 minutes?
> We just need to get started on time.
> Perhaps another way to think about it is "Are the
> meetings going too long
> now?" If we're ok on meeting length now, then there
> isn't much point in
> trying to get everybody finished quicker. And if
> they are too long, is it
> because we're waiting too long to get started, or
> are the presentations
> taking too long?
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