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When transitioning a new team to a highly iterative planning process (where we plan and complete work in weekly Task Cycles) one question I always have to ask is: “When do we want to start and end the weekly Task Cycle?” The answer I almost always get is, “Monday and Friday,” to which I typically reply: “How about Wednesday?” Read the rest of this entry »

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A team that I have been working with for some time has one project (we’ll call it Project X) that has had a problem getting traction over the last three months. What do I mean by “getting traction”? Specifically, on an ongoing basis the team plans the amount of work required to meet delivery commitments but consistently completes significantly less work than it plans. Read the rest of this entry »

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