"Always be shipping" is not just another mantra or software management fad. It is an essential software development practice and could even be part of an overall business strategy to establish and exploit an early-mover competitive advantage.
Acknowledge your development team's likely tendency to tweak and tinker, but remind them that the product needs to be launched in order to achieve any value for its users and customers. Then, perform these practical:
- Create a delivery-focused team ethos.
- Protect your project from scope creep.
- Maintain momentum.
- When times get tough, muck in!
Additionally, encourage your team of to consider and adopt more efficient continuous delivery techniques, including the following:
- Continuous integration
- Continuous delivery
- Continuous deployment
Remind your team the importance of achieving an appropriate time to market. If you...