The Wisdom of Teams

In the book The Checklist Manifesto, Atul Gawande recounts how the building industry has adapted to successfully manage complex projects. The Wisdom of the Group Traditionally, a master builder was in charge of overseeing all aspects of the successful completion of a building. But this began to change in the early to mid 20th Century,… Read More »

Team Productivity Metrics and Agile

What is the most effective way to measure a software development team’s productivity? On an Agile software team, where we are ultimately delivering value in the form of functional software, how can this be accurately measured? This was the area of discussion the other night at the MN Scrum Experiences user group. It was quickly… Read More »