Velocity

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The classic dictionary definition of Velocity is speed of motion, action, or operation; rapidity; swiftness. Within the context of Agile, Velocity is the sum of the estimates of delivered (i.e., accepted) features per iteration. Generally the estimates unit of measure is an ambiguous points that represent size of the feature(s) implemented. Velocity is a key metric used as part of planning and is team specific.

With a career in Information Technology that has officially reached drinking age, I have one too many hats in roles from Systems Analyst to Programmer to IT Manager to Programmer to Director. I am a seeker of new ideas and learning new things. My passion has been working with product delivery teams to develop into their own identity and simply build valuable solutions by making great software. I have been applying Lean Agile ideas for a long time and leveraging their underlying practices with both a pragmatic and experimental purpose. At the end of the day, I believe in integrity, hard work, trial-and-error, people, and faith.

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