You know that before the development team writes their first line of code, they need a funded project and a prioritized product backlog. What you don’t yet know is how all the front-end planning works on an agile project, where just-in-time and just-enough are the rule of the day. And you aren’t quite sure how to apply user stories and story points from the very… Read more
Building the right product at the right time is just as important as building a quality product. Project economics can make or break a project. Knowing the benefits (and the costs) of a project is essential to deciding whether it’s a sound investment. What you need to know is how to quantify benefits in the same way technical teams estimate effort and cost.
These… Read more
The biggest risk to most projects is building the wrong product. Regardless of how fast your agile team becomes, how brilliant your technical solutions are, or how many automated tests run continuously, you need to ensure that you are building the right thing.
In these presentations, Certified Scrum Trainer and agile expert Mike Cohn, examines both non-financial and… Read more
Product owners are typically asked to prioritize based on the nebulous term “business value.” But what, exactly, does that mean? As a product owner or agile product manager, you need some straightforward advice to help you balance all the competing needs of your business.
These slides from agile expert and author Mike Cohn introduce three guidelines you can use to… Read more