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56276Re: How to increase velocity

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  • brian_bofu
    Nov 28, 2012
      It's not manipulating the number. It's about how to get more things done or done faster. The management is willing to offer their resource and help. We're looking for constructive suggestions to improve the ability to deliver.

      --- In scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com, Bret Wortman <bret.wortman@...> wrote:
      >
      > To add to what Ron said, your goal really isn't increasing velocity, the
      > goal is delivering a product at a particular time.
      >
      > Don't think of velocity as some magical number to be manipulated. It's more
      > a vital sign for your team, a way to gauge how things are going. Establish
      > a baseline and see what happens as the team makes alterations to its
      > process. Viewed from outside, it's just a number. Viewed in the context of
      > the inspect & adapt cycle, it's a valuable measure, but not the only one.
      >
      > But trying to manipulate it directly to speed the team up? Almost
      > guaranteed to fail.
      >
      > On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 6:09 AM, RonJeffries <ronjeffries@...> wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > Cut features. Nothing else works, ever.
      > >
      > >
      > --
      > Bret Wortman
      > The Damascus Group
      > Fairfax, VA
      > http://bretwortman.com/
      > http://twitter.com/BretWortman
      >
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