Velocity is one of the most common metrics used (and misused) on Agile and Scrum projects. Velocity is simply a measurement of speed in a given direction; the rate at which a team is delivering toward a product release. As with a vehicle en route to a particular destination, increasing …
Velocity is perhaps the most useful metric available to agile teams. In this session we will look at advanced uses of velocity for planning under special but common circumstances. We will see how to forecast velocity in the complete absence of any historical data.
This short tutorial defines Velocity and explains how to measure the capacity of projects in Agile Scrum Development.
Your team velocity will go down, but why is the important question.