Velocity, capacity, and unplanned work
Velocity usually includes unplanned work, which limits its usefulness for capacity planning and forecasting.
Two ways to approach a hard deadline in software
Can incremental software development work under a hard deadline?
The Theory of Constraints
Most processes are dominated by a single bottleneck. Focus your improvement efforts on that bottleneck for best results.
The "Why" Conversation
Next time you're facing an unclear feature or epic, ask: Why this? Why now? Why me?
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How do you know a good Agile Coach?
Two fundamental questions I'd ask any Agile Coach job candidates, if I were hiring.
What if the stakeholder can't work in an agile way?
Many projects do operate in a non-agile way. What happens to them? Most fail.
How to release 2 years of unfinished code, the "Agile way"
Unfinished code is like old parts in a warehouse.
So do you expect me to write a blank check?
If we don't know when a software project will be done, how do we know if it's worth the investment?
If you call a tail a leg
If you call a tail a leg, how many legs does a dog have?
Comparing party size to story size.
If you don't understand WIP limits, ask your waiter
An hour wait, with open tables. Why?