Story Elaboration is related closely to Story Decomposition and Backlog Refinement. It is typically done by the Development team when a backlog item is taken into an iteration to be worked. Here the team defines what steps need to be done to bring each item to completion. Elements Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide – … Continue reading Techniques: Story Elaboration
Author: Bill Phillips
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So, you've heard of User Stories. They represent requirements from the perspective of a User. But that's not the only kind of requirement there is. The distinction between a Job Story and a User Story is the perspective from which the story is told. Primarily, Job Stories focuses on the situation or scenario in which … Continue reading Techniques: Job Stories
User stories are a simple tool to breakdown components and features into small chunks that are understandable, estimable and convey the customer’s requirements to delivery.
Real Options simplifies decision making by allowing the decision maker to focus on decisions that are needed now, instead of the entire project up front.
It's not that planning doesn't occur in Agile. It's just done differently." The question is how. This article talks about how strategic and initiative planning is done - in the Planning Workshop.
When looking to develop a marketable product, one of the first questions should be how to determine features that will distinguish the product from others. Kano Analysis is how those market movers are found.
The Product Roadmap shows the direction of the product and how the product is intended to grow. It demonstrates alignment to needs and a plan to deliver over time. The Product Roadmap is built around the vision for a solution, it outlines how the vision will be achieved and is defines how to measure progress. … Continue reading Techniques: Product Roadmap
Portfolio Kanban is a vital tool for the strategy level because it allows decision-makers to have a visual understanding of all initiatives in the organization. The information displayed can illuminate any bottlenecks and allow for decisions to re-allocate resources.
Many people are confused about Minimal Viable Product. In MVP, it isn’t that non MVP features will never get done. Just that the MVP features will come first. In other words, it avoids waste by giving priority to what is necessary.