Overcoming organisational inertia

When a company throws money out of the window you will not see banknotes flying. What you will see are project deliveries being delayed. The amount of work your employees could have done for a certain cost in a certain time, now inflates and delivery takes much longer. Team speed is defined as a certain amount of work a team can deliver in a time period: quarters, months, weeks, agile sprints.

The work can be divided into big projects or small tasks, repetitive or not, user stories or use cases, units to produce. The way the work is divided can influence the speed but the…