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Holoseat: PY18 Sprint 2 Review and Retrospective (1 comment)

Added by J. Simmons about 1 month ago

Review

Claiming Done

  • BIZ-01: Prep books for taxes
  • BIZ-06: Meet with SBDC Innovation and Commercialization Assistance Program
  • SME-08: Publish at least one blog post in Jan.
  • V04-22: Load Adafruit wing design into CircuitMaker
  • V04-23: Modify Adafruit Wing to handle the required components and have the necessary headers
  • V04-25: Order initial test run of board for Wing
  • V04-26: Assemble a test Wings to verify design (on proto-wing)
  • V04-28: Design a housing in Fusion 360 for the sensor and TRRS jack (Sensor Housing)
  • V04-58: Implement hardware versioning system that can be detected by Holoseat software
  • V10-03: Research sensor mount adhesives
  • V10-04: Test mount adhesive
  • V10-05: Select mount adhesive

Not Claiming Done

  • BIZ-02: Mid Year Planning - Review/Groom User Stories and Backlog*
  • BIZ-05: Communication Plan*
  • PIC-01: Submit application to Crowd Supply to see if they would be interested in Holoseat*
  • SME-09: Publish at least one blog post in Feb
  • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping)
  • V04-14: Select tone ring based on ease to adapt, costs, identical or faster response times, improved single step
  • V04-57: Implement about screen to include versions, licensing, and other required information for all major elements of the Holoseat (SW,HW,FW,HSP,REST API)

Blocked

  • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing
  • BIZ-04: Work with legal on finalizing any updates to testing agreement

Retrospective

What went well?

  • Sprint was going well (good pace and on target) until the last 3 weeks

What did not go well?

  • The last 3 weeks things almost came to a grinding halt (external issues overcame both J and Bryan)
  • Really concerned about all things communications (blog posts are still infrequent and we need to get the comms plan done!)

Note: we are very close to the SyndCon prep sprint

What can we do better?

  • Be ruthless about prioritizing tasks while we are ultra-bandwidth limited (highest priority is to ship the alphas)

Holoseat: PY18 Sprint 2 Stand Up 8 (belated) (1 comment)

Added by J. Simmons about 1 month ago

J's Report

  • Did
    • Reviewed email to alpha testers
  • Will do
    • n/a
  • Blocks?
    • none

Bryan's Report

  • Did
    • Finish J's proto-wing board soldering and ship components to J
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - started work to publish updated logos, but keep getting distracted by external issues
    • PIC-01: Submit application to Crowd Supply to see if they would be interested in Holoseat - started the research, but want to consult with volunteer
    • V04-25: Order initial test run of board for Wing - received PCBs!
  • Will do
    • n/a
  • Blocks?
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - waiting on legal
    • BIZ-04: Work with legal on finalizing any updates to testing agreement - waiting on legal

Holoseat: PY18 Sprint 2 Stand Up 7 (1 comment)

Added by J. Simmons 2 months ago

J's Report

  • Did
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - started work on converting new tone ring to tool-free design including 2 iterations; confirmed the basic idea will work, but need a mechanical latching connection instead of magnetic latching to make it stay on axle
    • V04-28: Design a housing in Fusion 360 for the sensor and TRRS jack (Sensor Housing) - verified sensor housing height is correct; just need to upload CAD files and this PBI will be done
  • Will do
    • SME-09: Publish at least one blog post in Feb - will get this blog post done
    • Review email to alpha testers
  • Blocked?
    • Not really, but about to be on travel for 7 days, so almost no capacity

Bryan's Report

  • Did
    • V04-23: Modify Adafruit Wing to handle the required components and have the necessary headers -
    • V04-25: Order initial test run of board for Wing - done!
    • V04-26: Assemble a test Wings to verify design (on proto-wing) - from a design standpoint, this is done; Bryan to wrap up soldering headers on J's board for dev purposes
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - got response back
    • BIZ-04: Work with legal on finalizing any updates to testing agreement - got response back
  • Will do
    • Finish J's proto-wing board soldering and ship components to J
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - publish updated logos
    • PIC-01: Submit application to Crowd Supply to see if they would be interested in Holoseat - start researching surface mount shops
  • Blocked?
    • none

Holoseat: PY18 Sprint 2 Stand Up 6 (1 comment)

Added by J. Simmons 2 months ago

J's Report

  • Did
    • V10-04: Test mount adhesive - printed a test article of the sensor mount, attached to a non-critical location on bike, allowed it to cure, and stress tested the bond; complete success!!
  • Will do
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - start work on converting new tone ring to tool-free design
    • SME-09: Publish at least one blog post in Feb - finish draft blog post
  • Blocked?
    • Recovering from being sick, so less blocked than have very little capacity

Bryan's Report

  • Did
    • V04-58: Implement hardware versioning system that can be detected by Holoseat software - test done and passed!
    • V04-23: Modify Adafruit Wing to handle the required components and have the necessary headers - completed layout, need review then can claim done
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - got corrected image files of updated logo
  • Will do
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - follow up with legal; publish updated logos
    • BIZ-04: Work with legal on finalizing any updates to testing agreement - follow up with legal
    • V04-25: Order initial test run of board for Wing - place order
    • V04-26: Assemble a test Wings to verify design (on proto-wing) - build J's wing and sent out to J
    • PIC-01: Submit application to Crowd Supply to see if they would be interested in Holoseat - start researching surface mount shops
  • Blocked?
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - waiting on legal
    • BIZ-04: Work with legal on finalizing any updates to testing agreement - waiting on legal

Note:
Completing V10-04 also let us knock out two more PBIs

  • V10-03: Research sensor mount adhesives
  • V10-05: Select mount adhesive

Holoseat: PY18 Sprint 2 Stand Up 5

Added by J. Simmons 3 months ago

J's Report

  • Did
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - got magnets, printed full disc tone ring, assembled test tone ring, and tested it; got clear signals to sensor!
  • Will do
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - start work on converting new tone ring to tool-free design
    • SME-09: Publish at least one blog post in Feb - finish draft blog post
    • BIZ-05: Communication plan - read "defining customer" and "marketing plan for makers" blog posts
    • V10-04: Test mount adhesive - will print a test article of the sensor mount, attach to a non-critical location on bike, allow to cure, and then stress test the bond
  • Blocked?
    • none, but at reduced capacity next week

Bryan's Report

  • Did
    • V04-22: Load Adafruit wing design into CircuitMaker - done
    • V04-23: Modify Adafruit Wing to handle the required components and have the necessary headers - very close to having this done (down to just a few more connections
  • Will do
    • V04-23: Modify Adafruit Wing to handle the required components and have the necessary headers - will complete v1 Rev 2 wing design file in CircuitMaker
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - follow up with legal; get corrected PNGs of updated logo
    • BIZ-04: Work with legal on finalizing any updates to testing agreement - follow up with legal
    • V04-58: Implement hardware versioning system that can be detected by Holoseat software - will wrap up by running ohm test sketch on test wing
  • Blocked?
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - waiting on legal
    • BIZ-04: Work with legal on finalizing any updates to testing agreement - waiting on legal

Holoseat: PY18 Sprint 2 Stand Up 4 (2 comments)

Added by J. Simmons 3 months ago

J's Report

  • Did
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - ordered and received new magnets for testing
    • V04-58: Implement hardware versioning system that can be detected by Holoseat software - sorted out wiki updates
    • SME-09: Publish at least one blog post in Feb - wrote outline and intro (needed access to ODE to do any other work, but was on a plane)
    • V04-26: Assemble a test Wings to verify design (on proto-wing) - sent Bryan ohm arduino sketch to verify hw version circuit
  • Will do
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - work on test assemblies with new magnets and CAD model
    • SME-09: Publish at least one blog post in Feb - keep working on draft post
  • Blocked?
    • none

Bryan's Report

  • Did
    • V04-23: Modify Adafruit Wing to handle the required components and have the necessary headers - had some issues with CircuitMaker, so did layout on printed hardcopy; hand layout is done; did layout with an eye toward next revision (SMT version)
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - got updated logo images
  • Will do
    • V04-23: Modify Adafruit Wing to handle the required components and have the necessary headers - put the layout into CircuitMaker
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - update production logos with new images
    • Working on draft message to alpha testers about status of hardware
  • Blocked?
    • Issues with importing files into CircuitMaker

Holoseat: PY18 Sprint 2 Stand Up 3 (1 comment)

Added by J. Simmons 3 months ago

  • J's Report*
  • Did
    • SME-08: Publish at least one blog post in Jan. - published this post
    • V04-28: Design a housing in Fusion 360 for the sensor and TRRS jack (Sensor Housing) - All but done
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - discovered issue with magnet strength while testing sensor inside sensor housing; began redesign of tone ring for stronger magnets and sourced new magnets
  • Will do
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - order small batch of new magnets for R&D of tone ring
    • V04-58: Implement hardware versioning system that can be detected by Holoseat software - start reorganizing wiki pages around about page/versioning plan
    • SME-09: Publish at least one blog post in Feb - start drafting last post in current series
    • V04-26: Assemble a test Wings to verify design (on proto-wing) - send Bryan ohm arduino sketch to verify hw version circuit
  • Blocks?
    • none, but at reduced capacity due to travel (need to reschedule stand up)

Bryan's Report

  • Did
    • V04-26: Assemble a test Wings to verify design (on proto-wing) - fixed TRRS jack wiring and added version circuit on board 1 (board 1 is complete)
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - met with J, gave feedback to graphic artist about image fixes (waiting for updates), gave go ahead to legal
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - dropped due to findings above
    • BIZ-06: Meet with SBDC Innovation and Commercialization Assistance Program - done
  • Will do
    • V04-23: Modify Adafruit Wing to handle the required components and have the necessary headers - research board layout and start layout work
  • Blocks?
    • none

Holoseat: PY18 Sprint 2 Stand Up 2

Added by J. Simmons 3 months ago

J's Report

Note: Over estimated capacity this week (needed recovery time from travel), so only got about half of committed work done.

  • Did
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - sent Bryan a set of tone ring parts
    • SME-08: Publish at least one blog post in Jan. - got about half of draft post moved over to wordpress (needs way more editing than I realized)
  • Will do
    • SME-08: Publish at least one blog post in Jan. - will finish and publish this post
    • V04-28: Design a housing in Fusion 360 for the sensor and TRRS jack (Sensor Housing) - start working on the CAD model
  • Blocks
    • none

Bryan's Report

  • Did
    • V04-26: Assemble a test Wings to verify design (on proto-wing) - Built Wing other than version circuit which required parts that had not arrived
    • BIZ-01: Prep books for taxes - done
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - met with legal
  • Will do
    • V04-26: Assemble a test Wings to verify design (on proto-wing) - Add version circuit to first wing, work out layout to improve second wing, start building second wing
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - Work w/ J to decide what we want to do trademark wise to push that forward; Get circle R changed to TM on logos
    • Ship Parts to J
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - Put new tone ring together
  • Blocks
    • none

Holoseat: PY18 Sprint 2 Stand Up 1

Added by J. Simmons 3 months ago

J's Report

  • Did
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - printed 2 of 2 sets of tone ring parts
    • PIC-01: Submit application to Crowd Supply to see if they would be interested in Holoseat - started filling out google doc that has the questions copied into it; need to pull some copy from website and need to meet with Bryan about planning for the campaign
    • SME-08: Publish at least one blog post in Jan. - drafted Jan blog post (part 2 of the 3 part series I am working on); needs lots of editing
  • Will do
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - send Bryan a set of tone ring parts
    • SME-08: Publish at least one blog post in Jan. - get blog post edited and into wordpress for review
    • V04-28: Design a housing in Fusion 360 for the sensor and TRRS jack (Sensor Housing) - start working on the CAD model
  • Blocked?
    • No, just reduced capacity, planning accordingly

Bryan's Report

  • Did
    • V04-26: Assemble a test Wings to verify design (on proto-wing) - working on this, found some issues and lost some time, but back on track (except for block below)
    • BIZ-01: Prep books for taxes - working on it, need to chase some details down
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - still working on this, looking at next week for first meeting
  • Will do
    • V04-26: Assemble a test Wings to verify design (on proto-wing) - aiming to get 1 completed and start the second of two
    • BIZ-01: Prep books for taxes - we will see how things go chasing things down
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing - aim to have the meeting
  • Blocked?
    • Missing 10k resistors; taking care of it

Holoseat: PY18 Sprint 2 Plan

Added by J. Simmons 4 months ago

Winter break is over and we accomplished some nice bonus work during our down time (including finalizing design details and setting up the first prototype of a test stand for Holoseat components). Now it is time to get back to our regular rhythm and wrap up the development work for the Alpha units so we can ship them to our testers.

Duration: 8 weeks
Stand Ups: Thursday nights
Start: Jan 4, 2018
End: Mar 1, 2018

Backlog and Full Sprint Plan (see Backlog and Sprint 2 tabs)

User Stories Under Development

  • As a developer I want to design a "Wing" so that I can reduce risk to expensive components
  • As a designer I want to determine the sensor mount adhesive so that we can include it in the alpha test
  • As a manufacturer I want to source a manufactured tone ring so that I can reduce costs
  • As a developer I want to enable required functionality so that I can handle basic configuration through the application (defaults and live for: enabled, single step duration, forward and backward chars)
  • As a business owner I want to research site support for manufacturing process so that I can fill in gaps in organization knowledge and experience
  • As a testing coordinator I want to evaulate the design so that I can avoid additional expenses from updates
  • As a marketer I want to continue publishing blog posts once a month (on a consistent schedule) so that I have original content to share
  • As a designer I want to develop a housings so that I can avoid having lose electronics sitting on the equipment

Plus work on business management PBIs.

Pre-Sprint Commitments

  • J
    • V04-13: Test the tone rings against the behavior of the existing 12 pole 3D printed design (at least same performance, but looking for faster response times and improved single stepping) - print 2 sets of tone ring parts
    • PIC-01: Submit application to Crowd Supply to see if they would be interested in Holoseat - start filling out google doc that has the questions copied into it
    • SME-08: Publish at least one blog post in Jan. - draft Jan blog post
  • Bryan
    • V04-26: Assemble a test Wings to verify design (on proto-wing)
    • BIZ-01: Prep books for taxes
    • BIZ-03: Work with Legal on Trademark Filing

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