Analysis of Velocity (Speed of Delivery)
by Harold Van Heeringen
There are differences between the Agile concept of velocity and the traditional idea of delivery speed. In this short paper the differences between the two are discussed.
Then, we show the results from analyzes of Velocity (Delivery Speed) of recent, Java projects in the ISBSG repository. In particular, the Delivery Speed of projects within different functional-size groupings is considered.
About Harold Van Heeringen
Harold van Heeringen worked for 17 years as a senior consultant software metrics/cost estimation consultant. He is now a principal consultant and practice lead for IT Intelligence services (including Estimation & Performance Measurement). Harold is a director on the ISBSG board and a board member of Nesma. He regularly publishes white papers, blogs and articles on software metrics and performance measurement.