Category Archives: Scrum

The Product Backlog Hinders Value Creation – Part 3

In part 2 we looked at how an improved value process can rectify the shortcomings of a Product Backlog / User Story oriented standard agile approach. The main component was introducing two levels of quantified goals; Stakeholder Goals and Product … Continue reading

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The Product Backlog Hinders Value Creation – Part 2

So, let’s summarize where we are so far. The value process in agile software development projects is flawed, and the Product Backlog is at the center of it. It normally goes something like this: Flawed Value Process The customer has … Continue reading

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The Product Backlog Hinders Value Creation – Part 1

(I did a lightning talk with this title at XP2010 in Trondheim, Norway, and thought I’d do a write-up of it as well. This is part 1.) Ok, we all want to create value with your software projects. Using agile methodologies is … Continue reading

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Agile development isn’t there yet

This blog post is mostly a translation of an article I had in the Norwegian issue of Computerworld april 2009. Norway has embraced agile methodologies. Now we need to stop only evangelizing the positive effects, and start discussing – and … Continue reading

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