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Agile Metrics – Measuring What Actually Matters

Do you really know how your agile teams are doing? As organizations transform to agile and stand-up multiple teams it becomes almost impossible to see how healthy all those teams are in a consistent way. This is an important question … Continue reading

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Executive Visibility in Successful Agile Enterprises

A colleague recently asked me, “What if developers only got paid when features ship?” “They’d only do the easy ones,” I replied, only half-joking. But as I thought about it more, I asked myself, “What if nobody in the entire … Continue reading

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Measuring What Counts: Introducing the Better, Faster, Cheaper, Happier Measurement Framework

At Ivar Jacobson International (IJI) we have been involved in many agile adoptions ranging in size from single teams to entire IT development organizations. The single biggest problem we see is organizations not understanding why they are changing the way … Continue reading

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Cure Your Agile Planning and Analysis Blues: Top 9 Pain Points

Guest post by Ellen Gottesdiener, Founder and President of EBG Consulting If you’re on a team that’s transitioning to lean/agile, have you experienced troubling truths, baffling barriers, and veritable vexations around planning and analysis? We work with many lean/agile teams, … Continue reading

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Agile Lean Metrics – How Big Should Your Experiment Be?

Agile 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee has officially wrapped up.  The atmosphere was lively and informative, with all the great vendors and speakers making this a great show.  If you missed this year’s conference, make sure you start planning today for … Continue reading

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Words Mean Things – Velocity

Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure. – Edward Thorndike As everyone knows, many challenges we have in software development are around semantics. People seem to really get wrapped around the axel when in a meeting team … Continue reading

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