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Slicing the Elephant. Good tips to divide work in small deliverables.

As you may know one of the Agile principles is “early and continuous delivery of valuable software”. Now, one of the major challenges I’ve seen in the attempt to accomplish this, is how to break entire features into smaller deliverable parts in each sprint or iteration (or any name you have for small periods of time). 701 more words


Diagnosing Dysfunction Using The Product Backlog

My first car was a ’79 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, and I think I was the third kid in my family to drive it. My friends and I nicknamed it the “old-mobile,” and like any car that could be considered “numerically challenged,” mine had its issues.

Planting an agile seed

At one of my recent assignments I was brought in as a Project Manager to assist them with moving applications to the cloud, more specifically to AWS. 784 more words


Backlog Refinement Patterns: Ying and Yang

The Scrum Guide is a great, simple instruction book that reminds people that to get the best out of Scrum. Remember, the Scrum Guide is only 13 pages long, so don’t over complicate things. 193 more words


Inspirations about #DBART Expert Talk for #ProductOwners

Yesterday evening, the DBART (Deutsche Bahn Agile Round Table) Expert Talk started about Product Owners at @DB_Skydeck with people from the following companies:

Hot topics… 146 more words

Ascilite 2017 Product Backlog

Here ’tis! This is the big picture, aka the high level requirements, with designated dates for completion. Errors were spotted as soon as Draft 1 was created, hence the Draft 2. 245 more words

Research Papers

Blog Post #1 - Managing the Product Backlog

Welcome to my very first Blog entry. I am the project manager and producer of team Amarok. Currently we are creating a shoot´em up videogame that uses the concept document “Burn Witch Burn” as a starting point. 526 more words