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The Agile Development Manifesto

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“The agile manifesto applies to all industries. When we read it and its 12 principles, and switch each mention of ‘software’ with ‘customer visible value’, we have an elegant methodology that applies to all business.” –Joe Justice We value: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Delivering value over comprehensive...

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WIKISPEED’s Definition of Done

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No work is considered done until a physical prototype is created and it passes tests. We test for safety, efficiency, durability, usability, value created, simplicity, environmental impact, and regulatory compliance. Our minimum definition of done for our cars is "Road Legal and Safe." From there we...

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Manufacturing and Scaling

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Some thoughts on how WIKISPEED works within or around traditional manufcaturing constraints: Labor Pool: We invest thought each week into reducing the gap between anyone on the street and a productive Team WIKISPEED team member. We have re-factored our on-boarding process down to a 5 minute...

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