First things first
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Working on too many things at once leads to radical reduction in the velocity of an individual, a team, or a company, grinding the system to halt.
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- The work in progress limit for items in progress is equal to the number of items pulled into the sprint. The squad works on all of them simultaneously, only getting a few done by the end of the sprint.
- The work in progress limit for items in progress is set to three to four. The squad doubles in speed.
- The work in progress limit for items in progress is set to one or two, making the squad happily swarming item after item at high speed. Everyone enjoys a story a day makes the product owner hurray.
Facts about "First things first"
|Goal||get the right stuff done +|
|Pearl||Squad +, Tribe +, Guild +, Ready to release +, Ka-ching moment +, Work in progress limit +, Sprint +, Story a day makes the product owner hurray + and First things first +|
|So||Focus maximum effort to get the top priority ready to release and celebrate yet another ka-ching moment. +|
|Theme||Scrum + and Jumpstart +|
|Wish||Getting things done at high speed. +|