Why it is not good to set Velocity Improvement Goals for Agile Teams

One of the most common Productivity measurement for any agile team is Velocity Improvements. Management always looks for velocity improvements from Agile Teams. But is it really a good measure for the productivity of Agile teams. Through this session, I would like to bring my thoughts on the challenges with velocity goals.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

Popular goals for Agile Teams

Common Velocity Goals

Factors influence Velocity

Challenges with Velocity Goals

What alternatives to focus

Q & A

Learning Outcome

Understand the negative impacts of velocity goals.

Get an idea of what alternative we should think

Target Audience

Agile Practitioners, Management.

Prerequisites for Attendees

Basic knowledge on Agile Productivity Measurement Techniques.


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