Posts tagged "Agile"

Bringing continuous improvements into your agile process: The Reality Check Ceremony

You’ll start a new product. Awesome! You gather a great development team to kickstart the product, aka to build an MVP. Since you’ve had the idea of the product, it is natural that you’ll be the CEO of that new startup and, therefore, will make the business decisions regarding your product (launch date, market segmentation, … »

Desenvolvendo melhoria contínua em seu processo ágil: A cerimônia de Reality Check

Você começará a desenvolver um novo produto. Ótimo! Você reúne um time de desenvolvimento notável para montar um MVP. Já que você teve a ideia, nada mais justo de se tornar o CEO dessa nova startup e, portanto, decidir as partes relacionadas ao negócio do produto (data de lançamento, segmentação de mercado, decisões de negócio … »

The Law of Diminishing Returns and its impact on projects

It is common for people to think that all project-related problems will be solved if you hire more people. Some even think that, if you are doing X per week, and you double the number of people in your team, you’ll deliver 2X per week. Before we explain in details why that is not true, … »

Agile requirements: Talking about uncertainty and complexity

In this blog post, I would like to share with you a technique that we have been using at Plataformatec that is supporting our teams and clients to understand the relationship between complexity and uncertainty when they need to evaluate software requirements. If the team that you are working on has been developing items (e.g. … »

Requisitos em equipes ágeis: Falando sobre complexidade e incerteza

Se a equipe na qual você trabalha lida com demandas (ex: histórias de usuário, bugs, etc.) que demonstram uma alta variabilidade no lead time ou, em outras palavras, o fluxo de desenvolvimento do time lida com demandas que são entregues rápido demais e outras que levam muito tempo para serem finalizadas, provavelmente você está lidando … »

The pros and cons of using daily metrics

As you may have noticed, we took advantage of the new Elixir Radar channel development to run some project management experiments, so we could improve our methods and toolset. Some of those can be found in these blog posts: Forecasting software project’s completion date through Monte Carlo Simulation Lead Time Experiment: Calculating Lead Time of … »