A behind-the-scenes look at how our new stump speech series, Pop-Up Politics, got started here at NPR, why we thought it was worth doing, and a preview of the additional animations to come.
Inside NPR.org posts about Process
Inspired by old-school skunkworks, Google's 20-percent-time policy and, most directly, RSA's animation of a talk by Dan Pink about employee motivation, NPR Digital Media staff members recently jumped into Serendipity Days for the second time.
An inside look at production support at NPR.org.
Think you have the gray matter and geekiness to make it as a member of NPR's Digital Media team? Play this game and find out!
The network of blogs from 12 member stations launched this week. It's designed to strengthen the role public media plays in local journalism.
For those of you gung ho to get your geek on (and I mean that in the nicest possible way), this post is designed to give you the skinny on some of our basic Jira configurations. Not much philosophizing, but chock full of grainy-detailed goodness.
When we looked at what we needed to succeed with our culture and evolving development process, Bugzilla was like Matthew Broderick, CGI-slick, prettied-up, simplified sci-fi. We needed old skool, hard core, eat-the-train-cars-and-stomp-on-the-citi...
This post is the first in a series explaining the challenges we face in managing work requests, bug tracking and other operational processes. Specifically, I'll cover Jira, the tool that we selected to help with these challenges, as well as the wa...
As the NPR.org team began the redesign project we discovered we needed to change many of our processes and tools to accomplish the project.
When we first launched the NPR Community on September 28 of last year, we wondered how long it would take for us to reach 50,000 registered users, and a number of us figured it would take at least six months to reach that goal. It turns out we we...