Working with a sprint goal is a powerful agile practice. This post helps you understand what sprint goals are, why they matter, how to write and how to track them.
This post explains how to write user stories at the right level of detail, and how to derive small, ready stories from big, coarse-garined epics.
This post helps you choose the right aisle and lean practices to innovate successfully. It introduces three innovation stages and explains how product ownership, process, and project setup are influenced by the amount of uncertainty.
This posts discusses a user-centric, iterative, and collaborative design process for Kanban and Scrum teams.
This blog post discusses why it is important to put a single product owner in charge of a product and how this enables fast decision-making, learning, and delivery.
The blog posts explains how to setting up a Scrum team as an incubator in an established enterprise helps create a new product, and to pilot an agile way of working.
User stories are great at capturing product functionality in isolation. But they are not well suited to describe the interactions between different features and to describe workflows. This blog posts shows how context and activity diagrams can used successfully to complement individual stories.
Using the product backlog can be challenging, and many product owners wrestle with overly long and detailed backlogs. This blog post provides ten tips that help you work with your product backlog effectively.
High-priority product backlog items must be ready to be transformed into working software. Find out what does “ready” means and benefit from Yoda’s advice.
User stories are probably the most popular agile requirements description technique. It’s comparatively easy to write, decompose, and refine user stories. But writing good stories can be hard. This blog post helps you tell great stories.
This post discusses why stable teams are important for product success.
This blog posts explores four useful factors to prioritize the product backlog: value; risk and uncertainty; releasability; and dependencies.
Find out if user stories or use cases are more appropriate to capture product backlog items.
This blog post covers the essential grooming aspects to ensure that your product backlog contains the right items and is ready for the next development cycle.
The product owner role in Scrum attracts a lot of interest and controversy. This post attempts to demystify this important role.