This is a quick hit, for trouble shooting agile teams.
- Are you plagued by consistent re-work?
- Are you surprised (or not surprised) by software quality issues?
- Are team members putting in long nights and weekends mopping up messes?
The simplest answers are often overlooked in favor of more complex stories. The simple answer is that most likely you are are rushing things. That you and have stopped investing enough time to understand the work.
I don’t know how else to say it.. STOP IT!!
You know that you should be investing more time understanding the work. You know that by not doing enough of it places the team in the hurt locker. STOP IT!!
Still not convinced? Here is a professional second opinion: