Amplio Team Estimation

Amplio Team Estimation

People are biased to underestimate the time it takes to get something accomplished. The planning fallacy is a term used by psychologists to describe our tendency to underestimate the amount of time it will take to complete a task. The term was first coined in 1977 by...
Do a Pre-mortem

Do a Pre-mortem

Most people are familiar with post-mortems. This is an analysis of a project after it has failed to avoid similar failures. A pre-mortem is intended to get the benefits of a post-mortem before the failure so that we can avoid failure. It intends to identify the risks...
MVPs and MBIs

MVPs and MBIs

   This is a chapter from Amplio Development: The Path to Effective Lean-Agile Teams Often reducing is batch size is all it takes to bring a process into control. Eli Goldratt. Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Although Eric Ries didn’t originate the term MVP in his book...
An Inherent Problem

An Inherent Problem

This is a chapter from Amplio Development: The Path to Effective Lean- Agile Teams Most organizations are structured in hierarchies to manage the work. But the work flows across the organization. Management attends to the efficiency of these hierarchies instead of...
It’s not a debate

It’s not a debate

The book has been moved to a pdf file that can be reached from the book home page. Just search for this chapter’s title in the table of contents and click on it to go there. Latest Article Going From Scrum to Flow/Lean/ToC to Amplio Start Reading >> Latest...
The Risk of Starting Agile With a Single Team

The Risk of Starting Agile With a Single Team

The book has been moved to a pdf file that can be reached from the book home page. Just search for this chapter’s title in the table of contents and click on it to go there. Latest Article Why Leaders Should Focus on Value Streams Read on Cutter's site >>...