Branching and Merging–Proceed with Caution!

Over the last few years I have worked with teams that feel a need to using Branching as part of their “best practices” tool set. The ALM Rangers were even nice enough to show teams how to build a mature branching scenario in their Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Branching Guide 2010.  PROCEED WITH CAUTION!  … Continue reading Branching and Merging–Proceed with Caution!

Analyze your Value Stream, A Quick How To Guide

Inspired by Michael Dubakov's article Flow. Discover Problems and Waste in Kanban, I thought I’d spend some time looking at Value Stream Analysis. We talk a lot these days about delivering value to our clients, but many of us don’t understand the details of how that is accomplished.  Sure we understand that raw ones and … Continue reading Analyze your Value Stream, A Quick How To Guide