Even though the new quarter doesn't start until Wednesday, we are jumping into it with both feet. BTW - that is also the theme for July - Being Agile. Two quick reasons for this theme now. First is we are in new territory when it comes to the economy, social factors, government action and how it is affecting our ability to run a profitable business. The second is how it matches with our previous emphasis around building a "Lean Organization'. The difference is simple - Agile is a mindset that uses the principles of Lean to succeed in unstable times.
The idea of discussing the allocation of resources doesn't sound particularly fascinating, however in an Agile business it is the game. Whether your financial goal is to trade speed for margin or volume, how you win is by maximizing every resource. Nothing, especially people, are assigned for an entire project. Each person will rotate in and out of Sprints based upon availability and expertise. This can be a fun game if you get your arms around it.
This show will cover how to build an Agile Scheduling System that you can measure and manage.
What You Need to Know
Everything we need to start the conversation on scheduling was covered in this show: EPISODE E.021 OPERATIONAL MEASURES
The issue is to drill down on the metrics to see its application in an Agile operation:
What are the unique resource demands of Agile Projects?
What You Need to Do
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