All Posts tagged as "Governance"

Silver linings to an extended project pause

Having an extended pause to a project sucks, but we have found some silver linings

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Team metrics

I’ve been thinking recently about team metrics, continuous improvement experiments, and consent. - written up from a twitter thread

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More on roadmaps

I've been thinking more about roadmaps recently and how they differ from delivery plans. - written up from a twitter thread

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Prioritising as a team

Your whole team should be involved in prioritisation of their work. Providing their knowledge as input directly, and empowering them to decide on their own work produces better software and better teams

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Funding service teams rather than projects

Part 2 of service teams rather than project teams, this time with the practicalities of how to govern their spend

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Being on a service team rather than a project team

The benefits for me of having a service team rather than project teams are team stability, the service stability, and the long-term strategy it enables at the team level. These are all enabled by having service teams that support a coherent set of services for their full life. Funding teams is a necessity to be able to provide this model.

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Radarban Roadmap

The roadmaps I’ve seen before have tended to be linear, and have dates. This is the entire point in a roadmap for some people, but for me it is too restrictive if I am meant to be able to respond to changes and new priorities. Once you have a linear roadmap, people expect it to be followed and for things to turn up in exactly that order. This is even worse if there are dates on it, because they expect those things at exactly those times. (Again, this is probably why some people like them, but it doesn’t work if you are responding to what you are learning).

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