Posts Tagged: velocity

Your management doesn’t care about speed!

That’s right, I’ve said it.  Your management doesn’t care about development speed. Wait a minute!  Didn’t they try to push our limits all these years?  Trying to get us to do more work in less time? True, but let’s take

Your management doesn’t care about speed!

That’s right, I’ve said it.  Your management doesn’t care about development speed. Wait a minute!  Didn’t they try to push our limits all these years?  Trying to get us to do more work in less time? True, but let’s take

Does the sprint velocity only includes finished user stories?

When evaluating a sprint, the sum of all user stories that are DONE, give us our sprint velocity.  Now, what if one user story didn’t make it to done, but is finished for 90%? Do we add 90% of the

Does the sprint velocity only includes finished user stories?

When evaluating a sprint, the sum of all user stories that are DONE, give us our sprint velocity.  Now, what if one user story didn’t make it to done, but is finished for 90%? Do we add 90% of the

Holiday velocity

An agile team is known by its capability to plan as a team. The team commits to a certain amount of features to be realized within a certain amount of time. They often use historical data to determine how much

Holiday velocity

An agile team is known by its capability to plan as a team. The team commits to a certain amount of features to be realized within a certain amount of time. They often use historical data to determine how much

Generalization vs Specialization

A challenge that returns on every agile project is the strive for generalization instead of specialization. In order to be able to deliver working software every iteration, impediments need to be removed quickly. When your team is set up of

Generalization vs Specialization

A challenge that returns on every agile project is the strive for generalization instead of specialization. In order to be able to deliver working software every iteration, impediments need to be removed quickly. When your team is set up of

No more time based estimates

We recently switched from a mix of velocity and timebased estimations to pure velocity based planning. How did we work in the past? The product owner selects a number of user stories, which are sorted by priority. She uses the

No more time based estimates

We recently switched from a mix of velocity and timebased estimations to pure velocity based planning. How did we work in the past? The product owner selects a number of user stories, which are sorted by priority. She uses the