In Agile methodologies, the features represent a chunk of functionality that delivers considerable business value and fulfills a stakeholder need. Features are a collection of user stories.
“A Feature is a service that fulfills a stakeholder need. Each feature includes a benefit hypothesis and acceptance criteria.” source: © Scaled Agile, Inc. https://www.scaledagileframework.com/features-and-capabilities/
The Scrum Guide doesn’t provide any reference to Features. As the products became more and more complex and more and more teams adopt Agile methodologies, there are indications of who defines the Features.
In the Scaled Agile Framework, the Product Manager owns the Features. That doesn’t mean that…
Every day, I hear: when you start building an Agile Product, we need to create a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to give it to our beta testers, get feedback, and then have a first version that we’ll commercialize.
The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is the very first version of a product. It has just enough features to be usable by early customers who can then provide feedback for future product development. When working on the MVP means that the scrum team must avoid any unnecessary work. …
Daily Standups are challenging in general, but it might break the team if we add the timezone challenges. Screw it!
Daily Stand-up meeting or Daily Scrum or Stand-up or Daily it has many names, but all of them represent the same thing…
If you are a development team that uses Discord to communicate and Trello keeps track of work, then Discord Trello Integration is a must. But not just to access your cards from Discord to Trello as integration. It would help if you optimize your work, communicate with each other, and automatically measured performance without ever leaving Discord.
In this article, you’ll learn:
The Product Owner is not the boss but part of the team. For the whole Scrum organization to work, there must be a team collaboration between developers and Product Owners to deliver completed work at the end of each sprint.
Agile is a modus operandi of developing software that allows us to respond quickly to market changes and client feedback. Scrum is an Agile methodology that enables development teams to deliver software incrementally.
At the moment, Scrum is trendy. It seems to be the holy grail of any team.
And nobody wants to be left behind.
Consequently, many small and…
By having a manager position, people think I’m super effective, get everything done, I never forget anything, and my workday is perfectly organized. But the reality is that I’m struggling a lot with keeping myself focused and achieving my daily goals. My solution is to rely on the Orli ToDo bot for Discord to get my work done.
Do you feel like you have many things to do? The day passes, you work hard.
But at the end of the day, you don’t feel like you achieved a lot.
You still feel stuck, lost, with a mountain of things to…
A product owner is the one that leads the product development. A Product Owner needs the perfect mix of vision, excellent execution skills, technical understanding, and client management.
The Product Owner or PO is responsible for the definition and design of a product. As an agile methodology expert, he/she links the business part (good business vision) and the project’s technical aspect. He must carry the vision of the product. He is the interface between the user, the Scrum Master, and the development teams.
We live in the digital era. In this era, technology advances at the speed of light. The…
As agile is getting more and more popular, many non-development teams want to give it a try. This article will guide you step by step how to get started.
One of the mistakes I often see teams doing is assuming they need to start with Scrum and sprints.
Another mistake I see is that teams take their existing way of working and simply add a daily meeting and a planning in the best case.
But the real power of Agile is in rethinking the work in way that put business value first and manage to deliver usable benefits early and…
One of the main things you need to get to grips with when working remotely compared to onsite is being much more detailed than you ever were previously. You can leave no room for reading between the lines, or just assume that someone will get what you mean by what is implied. You need to have everything nailed down and written to the last letter. You cannot expect someone to act on something that has not been precisely defined. Writing everything down is the only way to ensure everything can be tracked at any given time towards completion.
The Product backlog represents the prioritized worklist that the Agile team will do.
In Agile, we deliver incrementally. At every increment, we must see progress. When we define the Backlog, we’ll keep that in mind.
Half a baked cake may not be enough to feed a wedding party, but it’s enough to taste and leave everyone looking forward to the rest of the cake. — Jeff Patton in User Story Mapping: Discover the Whole Story, Build the Right Product.
It might be hard to get started with your first Agile Backlog, and here’s what you need to know: