Why The Startup Sprint Delivers Immediate Business Value

Agile development is all about delivering valuable Results early and often, in order to receive and incorporate feedback as soon as possible. Many of the Organizations we coach are convinced that it will take months before they can write any code that produces business value. Is this a reasonable fear? How do we get past this fear?

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Sprint Length: What Length is the Right Length?

the sprint length

I am often asked, ‘How long should my Team’s Sprint be?’ and ‘Does the Sprint have to be a fixed-length?’ I find that it’s not enough to just say: ‘Don’t think too hard about it. If you’re using a reasonable environment and language like Java or dot-net, use a Sprint Length of two weeks.

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