Author: Chris Wallace

Scrum in Hardware Guide Draft

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This guide is an early release draft.  Please add any suggestions for improvement in the comments. Purpose This guide serves to define Scrum in Hardware with specific technical practices and patterns to achieve rapid releases and short iterations in Hardware. Any company can utilize this guide and...

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Product Owner Dependability and Adaptability

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This blog post is an invite for open discussion.  If you have any insight or opinions about the content included in this post, please feel free to comment.  We appreciate all feedback and welcome all input. Here begins Rev 0 AKA the rough draft of my...

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Story Points Estimation

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This blog post summarizes the key points which came up in a conversation between Joe Justice and Chris Wallace discussing some challenges Chris is having with consistently and accurately estimating points for user stories in the WikiSpeed Burleson, TX, USA shop. While explaining his current experience with story...

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Burleson, TX Shop Now Open!

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The Burleson , TX shop is now open.  Come by for our scheduled build party every Sunday from 3:00pm to 5:00pm Central Time.  These builds are open to the public, at no charge.  We love families and children of all ages if accompanied by a responsible adult. You are invited to...

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WIKISPEED Enters Local Motors ARPA-E LITECAR Challenge

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This challenge, with $60,000 in prize money for first place and $150,000 over all, has just been announced and closes March 5th. http://www.compositesworld.com/news/local-motors-teams-with-arpa-e-for-lightweight-future-vehicle-design This seems a natural fit for us, we have a crash-tested ultra-light weight chassis in the SGT01.  Please forward this post to interested parties,...

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