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Velocity Steppingstone

Projects should have small but significant deliverables. 



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Timothy Chou

Own Minds not Bodies

Timothy Chou says, “The key to being an executive is to having people understand your framework so they make the thousands of detailed micro-decision without having to get involved.



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The Standish Group

Velocity Time Boxes

Set deadlines for events to be completed. Each of these events is a discrete set of tasks and a firm deliverable. 



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Bill Heil

DNA

As Bill says, “VMware is growing so fast that we often get very talented executive sponsors and teams that are new to the company. 



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The Standish Group

Velocity Decision Pipeline

In order to move a decision rapidly, as much friction as possible must be eliminated from the process.



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Raj Nathan

Air Cover

 As Raj says, “The team underneath the executive sponsor needs to know that he or she will provide air cover.



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The Standish Group

Velocity Overview

Fast decision-making requires a decision pipeline.



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