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Month: July 2017

Yola & Co. are Gaming the Net Promoter Score…

It always amazes me to see people, especially management, abuse the concept of KPI’s, the Key Performance Indicators. Instead of using them as indicator as they suppose to be, management like to use them as target for the company to meet. As soon as we are using the KPI’s as target, you set people up to game the system and one of the biggest right now (that I know of) is done by car dealers, at least in The Netherlands.

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Yola & Co. are unDone-Done…

One of the things I see happen a lot, is the inability of teams to deliver the product they build as a ‘shippable product‘. Due to this, there is a gap between what the Product Owner think is ‘acceptable‘ and what the development team is able to achieve to get things Done. So one of the questions I got is:”How do we make a Definition of Done? Do you have an example?” Beside that, Product Owners are wondering how they can get a feature-team while the rest of the company is organised as component-teams. Fortunately there is a way to cover both aspects with a simple visualisation practice. The two practices I’ll use in this blog are practices I learned from Bas Vodde during my LeSS Training. So lets dive into the case and answer the questions:

  • What’s Done?
  • How to create a feature team?

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