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Agile@University  - 4th Lesson: From building a great vision to building a good backlog

The focus of the 4th lesson was on the product owner side. The preparation and organization of the work on the product is crucial for the success of product development. In small groups the students walked trough the whole process of creating a good vision and preparing & organizing the product backlog.

On
5 December 2011
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agile@university
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agile, haw-hamburg, requirements, university, user stories, vision

We started by building a product box to foster the ideas. It brought creativity and fun into this exercise and allowed to establish the foundation for a great vision. Here are some impressions of the product box exercise to build the vision:

From the vision we moved on by highlighting those requirements that represent our product differentiators.

The students then, starting from those requiremetns, created user stories and placed them into the Product Backlog. To structure it we used requirements and Minimal Marketable Features (MMFs). The MMFs are used to build minimal sets of functionality (by grouping together user stories ...

Scrum in a Nutshell

This text gives you a quick overview on the main principles of Scrum.

On
27 August 2008
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agile, burndown chart, product owner, scrum master, sprint, user stories

For everybody who likes to have a short overview on Scrum we put this short description of Scrum online. Don't think that this will help implementing Scrum in your organisation, but maybe it can convince some stakeholder.

Here is the link for Scrum in a Nutshell

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