Scrum is the dominant creator of new money according to the NYSE

Scrum is the dominant creator of new money according to the NYSE

According to Forbes list of the top US IPO’s of all time (all in the last 25 years), we have a list of the top creators of new wealth on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Each of these companies relies on Scrum for fast creation of new product and rapid discovery of opportunities for improvement. Some I’veRead more about Scrum is the dominant creator of new money according to the NYSE[…]

Velocity

Velocity

I was recently emailed asking how a group of teams might better measure their velocity. The exchange might be interesting to more folks, and I’ve posted it here in the case that it is useful: >> Awesome to have the conversation go a bit deeper. The definition of velocity Scrum Inc uses is: the amountRead more about Velocity[…]

Definition of Done for Hardware Projects with longer release cycles

Definition of Done for Hardware Projects with longer release cycles

I was recently emailed by a savvy Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) about the “Definition of Done for Hardware Projects with longer release cycles. e.g. Saab Fighter Jets.” Kelley Harris writes:  >>I’d welcome your suggestions for adjusting the definition of done for hardware projects that have a longer release cycle. e.g. the Saab Fighter jet onRead more about Definition of Done for Hardware Projects with longer release cycles[…]

Agile 1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Agile 1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Agile methods and frameworks gained popularity in all types of work, but far and away the majority of folks taking it on were initially software delivery teams. Searching for books on “Agile” now returns mostly software delivery team specific books. Later, agile in delivery teams only with a traditional organization around them became referred toRead more about Agile 1.0, 2.0, 3.0[…]

Creating a Case Study

Creating a Case Study

Team WIKISPEED is lucky enough to have been featured in several case studies, one of which has been picked up by the Harvard Business Review: http://hbr.org/product/team-wikispeed-developing-hardware-the-software-way/an/ES1391-PDF-ENG I work with many companies measuring the ROI of their agile practices, and mining their data for gems to repeat and opportunities to improve. I am sometimes asked, “what data shouldRead more about Creating a Case Study[…]