Words Mean Things – Velocity


Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure. Edward Thorndike As everyone knows, many challenges we have in software development are around semantics. People seem to really get wrapped around the axel when in a meeting team members (including stakeholders) start using words that are similar to others or there is an assumed

Five Simple Guidelines to Agile Metric Bliss


Over the past couple years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many great teams in many industries. I often work with teams and their managers to generate reports. In doing so, I quickly realize that although teams may be working to adapt and leverage one of the frameworks that fall under the Agile moniker,