Productive Teams Are Business Assets. Recognise Your Investment In Building Them.

So here's a joke. You may have heard it before, in which case please don't spoil it for the other readers.

Q. How many weeks does it take your average OO software development team to ramp up to the point where they're delivering tested code, visible features and have build and test automation up and running? From a standing start? Does that include implementing a Agile process from scratch with a new team of people who've never worked together before? In a new office? On a...