There are a few games and exercises that you can use to help teams understand the why and the mechanics of being agile. Take a look at: Rival Effort – a three-to-five person game that explores process optimization and efficiency strategies, asking players to allocate their effort between projects. Through the game participants become managers in a company… Continue reading Serious Games to Teach Agility
Just got a great query from an Engineering Director. Love it. I’d love to pick your brain about engineering team performance measurement. How do you do it? Do you have any experience with what works/what doesn’t work? I’ve got lots of thoughts on measuring the performance of engineering teams. No doubt you do too, so… Continue reading Measuring Engineering Performance
VC’ers – Happy 2014 from Nick and I. First off, we’d like to thank all of you for all of your encouragement, support and fellowship in 2013. We are thankful for your steering and guidance and we are moved by your actions. In 2013, we felt part of your Agile practice and part of your… Continue reading Velocity Counts in 2014 – A Preview of our Backlog and Commitment to You!
Nick had a grand ‘ole time in Nashville for the Grand Ole Oprey Agile 2013. Take a look at his posts highlighting the sessions he enjoyed most. If you haven’t been already, make sure you grab a ticket for next year, the conversations in the hallways are worth the price of admission alone! Technical Debt… Continue reading Agile 2013 – that’s a wrap!