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Actionable Agile Metrics Review - Part 3: Little’s Law

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This is the third post about Dan Vacanti’s book Actionable Agile Metrics for Predictability, An Introduction and how it relates to TameFlow. So far, the key findings are: Unpredictability stems from poor flow. Predictability depend...

Actionable Agile Metrics Review - Part 2: Flow Metrics

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This is the second installment of my review of Dan Vacanti’s book Actionable Agile Metrics for Predictability, An Introduction. At the end of the first chapter we saw how actionable agile metrics are fundamental to TameFlow as they suppo...

Management of Extra Work

9 minute read

In earlier posts (Virtues of Minimum Marketable Releases and Kanban Improved via Theory of Constraints) we’ve seen the rationale for using Minimum Marketable Releases (MMRs). They can be seen as “fixed-scoped” mini-projects; but there is...

Visual Portfolio Management

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In an earlier post, Buffer Management and Risk Management in the Theory of Constraints, the ideas of buffer management was introduced. In particular, we saw the use of buffer fever chart to represent the health of a single project, typic...