The daily stand-up, daily scrum or simply the daily is the shortest of the Scrum ceremonies. If done right, the daily scrum is a very effective ceremony for removing issues, sharing information, team-building, and improving communication.
Oh boy, what a topic this is going to be. Everybody seems to hate them. Yet, they somehow can´t be avoided. So much has been written about them but we still seem to struggle on how to deal with them, meetings.
I am currently reading the book Deep Work by Cal Newport and it is having a real impact on me. A lot of topics covered within it are things I have implicitly thought were true but never seen formulated or been able to spell out myself. One thing mentioned in the book that particularly speaks to me is the fact that for several reasons one cannot be productive in 100% of working hours although many - including myself - often times have the illusion that it is possible.