Tag: workaholism

The Value in Not Working

Down time can mean time spent not coding at work for various reasons. For this episode though the guys use down time to refer to total down time, not at work and not working at home. Time away from the computer screen.

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Death Marches

Death Marches are typically characterized by heavy turnover, burnout, and timelines that are too aggressive to actually meet. They usually come about though poor management or a disconnect between developers and other departments like sales. Rapid growth may also lead to a death march. Growth of the team or growth of the company if it is a startup.

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