How to Know You Have a Well Defined Minimum Viable Product

Conceptually, the idea of a minimum viable product (MVP) is easy to grasp. Early in a project, it’s a deliverable that reflects some semblance to the final product such that it’s barely able to stand on it’s own without lots of hand-holding and explanation for the customer’s benefit. In short, it’s terrible, buggy, and unstable. …

Waste

What comes to mind when you think of the word “waste?” I’d wager a ten spot it wasn’t something pleasant. Rather, something to be pushed to the curb, rinsed down the drain, or thrown into a hole in the ground and buried. Even the sterile waste from technology projects has a high “ick” factor. If …

Assessing and Tracking Team Performance – Part 8: Taming the Wild Horses

Remember the phrases from earlier in the article series? Here they are again. “We’re not moving the delivery date.” “We’ll just have to work harder.” “The team will have to put in more time until we’re caught up.” “We’ll need more people on the project.” “The team will have to work faster.” “We’re to the …

Agile Haiku #7

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