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Hidden Thoughts

I'm in a work book club that's reading The DevOps Handbook. This week part of our discussion was around work which is invisible and should be exposed.

The conversation was fun, interesting, and relevant to our day-to-day activities but I felt like it had touched only isolated areas of a potentially very large space. For example, work might be visible to some but not others, at some times but not others, for some kinds of work but not others, for justifiable reasons or not, with positive effects or not.

So this morning I set aside an hour to factor my thoughts into the mind map above. Interestingly, I found myself preferring "hidden" over "invisible" because it more explicitly acknowledges the contextuality of views of work. 

I'd love to hear other people's thoughts or experiences, so if you have some please don't keep them to yourself.

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  1. Among hidden work in general, "Outside usual process" is where I tend to focus when starting in a new role, as there are many opportunities to ask questions about why that work ended up in that state.

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    1. Cheers, Dave. How do you go about finding that work?

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