Whip WIP: Stop Letting Work in Process Crush Your Teams
Whip WiP: Stop Letting Work in Process Crush Your Teams
Understanding, visualizing, and managing Work in Process (WiP) is a key aspect of business agility, prioritizing work, and maintaining your responsiveness and SLAs. Scaling the ability of technology professionals and enterprise teams to be both flexible and efficient also depends on knowing what's going on with your WiP. WiP itself is not inherently good or bad, but it frequently becomes a problem because it is not measured and managed. This presentation explains fundamental principles of WiP and how to manage it, as well as many of the frequently-encountered snarls associated with WiP.
Cprime's’s Michael Roberts is an IT industry professional with more than 20 years of experience in project management, application management, software development, business analysis, operations management, and more.
Michael is a high-performing technology operations-management executive with expertise in building/optimizing organizational processes, measurement systems, and infrastructure to maximize business results in product and service operations worldwide. Michael has spoken at several conferences, professional development days for IIBA and PMI chapters, and at request by specific clients for internal technology seminars.