June 2012MTLC LitleOverview
About Litle           About 220 peopleSize       About 75 in engineering           About 55 in software development       ...
About MyselfBackground• One of the founders• Have lead the development of the system from the  beginningHelped to grow the...
CultureGeneral      It’s always about the business             Make the right way the easiest way             The most exp...
Estimating•   We use the appendicitis estimating methodology
Definition of Work
Definition of WorkOpen   In Dev   In QA   Done
Definition of WorkOpen   In Dev   In QA   Done
Definition of WorkOpen          In Dev         In QA          Done       Open            In Process    Done
Q&A
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  • David Tarbox, Litle & Co. presentations from MassTLC seminar on taking your agile development to the next level

    1. 1. June 2012MTLC LitleOverview
    2. 2. About Litle About 220 peopleSize About 75 in engineering About 55 in software development Founded in 2001History Started with 12 employees Went live in production summer of 2002 Credit cardsIndustry Moving money PCI audits SSAE 16 audits Hosted ServiceOffering High availability One code base monthly releases into production
    3. 3. About MyselfBackground• One of the founders• Have lead the development of the system from the beginningHelped to grow the team from 7 to 75 people.Greatest challenge right now:• How to continue to scale the engineering group
    4. 4. CultureGeneral It’s always about the business Make the right way the easiest way The most expensive thing we can do is the wrong thing perfectlyApproach Successive approximation is the best way to succeed Water through the pipes first, then round it out Don’t reinvent the wheelOwnership The team owns the project The team owns go live and TCO Engineers take 4 tours of duty to better understand the businessManagement People and interactions matter Estimating Definition of work
    5. 5. Estimating• We use the appendicitis estimating methodology
    6. 6. Definition of Work
    7. 7. Definition of WorkOpen In Dev In QA Done
    8. 8. Definition of WorkOpen In Dev In QA Done
    9. 9. Definition of WorkOpen In Dev In QA Done Open In Process Done
    10. 10. Q&A

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