Jeff Mackanic

3984 points
Raleigh, NC

Jeff Mackanic has been at Red Hat for more than nine years and is currently responsible for the creative services team at Red Hat. After several stints with varying levels of success at many e-commerce companies, Jeff became one of the original employees at Akopia, which delivered ecommerce solutions based on the Interchange platform. After Red Hat acquired Akopia, Jeff spent several years in Red Hat Consulting. Jeff has also worked in IT and marketing during his tenure at Red Hat.

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Who does agile really benefit?

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I would have voted for the 2.4.x series

Hi Jimmy - a couple things that we do to address this. We always send out out an agenda ahead of time so everyone knows what will be discussed. Second we send out a summary after the meeting - highlighting any decisions that were made and soliciting additional feedback if required. So far so good. We are learning as we go.