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Relative sized Estimation..How and why ??

Many Companies find it hard to estimate using relative size rather than absolute number. This may be due to lack of understanding or due to lack of discipline. 814 more words


Organizing the product backlog

Today was cleaning day. I organized and prioritized the product backlog. It is important to do some serious cleaning once in a while, because if you don’t, the backlog will look like this forest: intimidating and dangerous to enter.

What is the best Requirements Engineering Tool?

I often get asked ‘what is the best tool for requirements engineering and requirements management?’ The answer is not so simple because what starts out as a question about a tool only for one group of people quickly turns into a question about the underlying process and organization. 1,571 more words


Together we are, the Three Amigos

In my last blog post, Improving processes with Lego, I discussed how the Lego Flow Game can be used to show how changes in rules/processes can affect the flow of development, leading onto discussion to identify process improvements. 1,453 more words


Vertical Slicing and Product Backlog Management with the Gherkin Syntax

TL;DR: To create a product backlog, “vertically slice” your user stories by grouping similar scenarios. Estimate the work and value of these slices instead of the user story.    642 more words

Software Development

Product Backlog Refinement

In Scrum there is no formal event that covers the refinement of the Product Backlog. Instead, the Scrum Guide states that the “Scrum Team decides how and when refinement is done” and that “refinement usually consumes no more than 10% of the capacity of the Development Team.” 1,230 more words

Product Owner

Effective personas - understand the users and meet the goals

Personas is a very powerful technique. It allows you to capture a useful knowledge about the users and their needs and in the result to write great stories instead of a long wish list. 680 more words