I am continually astonished at the number of teams I meet who have not yet established a stable velocity! I was speaking at DDD North recently and I asked the audience out of interest how many of them did something Agilish. About 70% of the audience were doing something Agile (Scrum, XP, DSDM, Wagile, Scrumban… Read more »

If you have been planning and your implementations never seem to match your plans, you are not alone. No plan survives the battlefield. Fundmentally this tends to be because the underlying plan is flawed due to the Planning Fallacy. Anyone interested in this topic should read Why Plans Fail: Cognitive Bias, Decision Making And Your… Read more »