Today is about getting as much built as possible, but that is dependent on availability of development resource. Hopefully some pair programming can overcome any tech issues.
First Show and Tell
With resource and capacity lined up for next week, we are not giving up yet. Today sees our first full Show and Tell and Retro, hopefully that will provide people with the opportunity to express their enthusiasm and/or…
The day of the final presentation has arrived. Anticipation is building as we meet up to share our outcomes and presentations from two weeks of working in the extraordinary.
Expected resources have committed to other projects and BAU today, so we are unlikely to see many outcomes.
This could be a break in momentum or turn out to be a much needed rest. There are still…
Origination of an Idea
Back in August I wanted to start dropping some weight, nothing drastic, just to reverse the effects of unhealthy eating. I’m a manager, and as all managers know, you can’t manage what you don’t measure.
Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?
Today is the office Christmas party, this means that the most effective use of resource will be finishing off in progress user stories rather than starting anything new before people leave the office.
The end (of the time box) is nigh
The thinking today is dominated by what will be presented on Friday. Will we be presenting a success? or a failure with a lot of lessons learned? This usually means that today is crunch time in delivery.
WIP = 6
Version 1 goes to the people today as we carry out User Research in Leeds and London. We really want to extend the scope of research to get a greater level of feedback.
A new hope?
Attendance at ceremonies continues to be low and the biggest risk remains the loss of resource. Day 2 started with 2 people who had committed effort at the Firebreak day retracting their level of involvement. The project…
It’s the final countdown da-da-da da, du-du-da-da da, da-da-da da…
As we head into the final delivery day it’s worth looking back at what our original goals (almost a MVP) for this firebreak were: