Blog Posts Tagged “wip”

The Counter-Intuitive Argument for Limiting Project WiP

When considering your own organization ask yourself this question: “Are you working on too many projects at the same time?” If you are similar to most organizations that I visit, your answer will be a resounding yes! I’m having a hard time remembering the last time that I…

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Project Focus Is An Impediment to Long-Lived Teams

Many companies operate with a project-based focus. When a new project is authorized, often times a new team is created to work on that project. Frequently the members of this new team may have limited prior experience working with one another. In those cases, we have to spend…

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The Benefits of Timeboxing

Sprints (or iterations if you prefer) are rooted in the concept of timeboxing, a time-management technique that helps organize the performance of work and manage scope. Each sprint takes place in a timeframe with specific start and end dates, called a timebox. Inside this…

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