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C0D42344113dI used to think the same thing, but it’s also a good time to highlight any blockers and unsuspecting issues that someone else on the team could assist with.
omnisyle19713dI think it's not a bad thing for bigger teams. For us, we all sit in the same corner back to back so even though we have stand-ups, people just turn around and ask anyways
There's also merit in standing up and taking some time off the computer. It's basically taking a step back and trying to see the big picture as a team. Saying that you don't need to is like saying you yourself are aware of the big picture and that you're enough compared to a whole team looking at a big picture. Yes, possibly, Einstein.
Adopting stand ups won't help you. If you want to do XP - where stand ups originate from - properly implement and practice XP. If you want to do a daily scrum - also often called stand up but that is not correct - properly implement and practice scrum. You either do it and do it properly, or you don't. There's no way in between that will work.
One thing I don't understand. You say you come in late often and you miss most of the stand-up. As a professional, why would you disrespect you fellow dev's valuable time by being late frequently?? It's not a one hour daily useless meeting. If you do it properly, you and the rest of your team will get some benefits doing a daily.
Tips for a proper daily: don't say what you did yesterday/what you'll do today. Go over the Jira board, actively discuss status of stories in progress. Make a plan for the day to see how you can finish open stories.
A daily is not meant as a status update but to align with rest of team making a plan for the day.
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