Potentially shippable is no longer good enough

Potentially shippable software is the holy grail of agile delivery, according to anyone out there with enough patience to sit through two days of Scrum conditioning. Ten years ago, most of the industry probably wasn’t capable of living up even to that benchmark. But today, potentially shippable software by the end of each iteration should be taken for granted, the same way you expect your next hamburger to be asbestos-free.  That’s the bare minimum, but far from being good enough.

In fact, the current thinking around potentially shippable software severely limits what teams could achieve. The move to frequent releases...
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