Streamline Your Software Development: Are We Trying to Do Too Much?

Is your work not flowing? Are there bottlenecks? Is work taking longer than expected? Are you not able to meet expectations with your software deliveries?

Mar 13, 4:00 – 4:45 PM

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About this event

Is your work not flowing? Are there bottlenecks? Is work taking longer than expected? Are you not able to meet expectations with your software deliveries? If the answer to any of these is yes then this talk is for you. We will focus on the title question, are we trying to do too much? Most teams want to get work done faster and realize all the benefits of doing so, but they may not know how to do it. It does not take complex solutions. We will cover simple ways to improve our workflow, why we want to do them, and also what is the right amount of things to work on for your team.

Agenda:

  • Intro
  • Understanding Work in Progress (WIP)
    • Little's Law: Connecting WIP, lead time, and throughput.
  • What are WIP limits?
    • How do we come up with them?
  • Establishing Flow with a Pull System
    • Is it ever okay to exceed our WIP limits?
    • The saturation model
  • Multitasking
    • But what if we are behind schedule?
    • What happens to WIP if priorities change?
    • What about expedited work items?
    • What if you have more people than work items?
  • Right-sizing, not same-sizing
  • Hiding WIP in big work items
  • What about Quality?
  • Review and Q&A

Why Join this Session?

  • Boost your software development efficiency: Learn how to streamline your workflow and avoid bottlenecks.
  • Deliver faster, higher-quality results: Discover proven techniques to improve your team's performance.
  • Gain control over your workload: Implement WIP limits effectively and achieve a sustainable pace.
  • Balance flow and flexibility: Learn how to adapt your process to changing priorities and challenges.
  • Ask your questions: Get expert advice and insights on mastering WIP limits in your team.

By joining, you'll gain the knowledge and tools to unlock your team's full potential and consistently deliver software that meets your expectations.

Please RSVP to secure your spot for this enriching session. 

Speaker

  • Grant Marotta

Host

  • Oscar Garcia

    ozkary.com

    VP of product development

Organizer

  • oscar garcia

    GDG Organizer

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