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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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The Customer’s Agile Manifesto

The agile manifesto (www.agilemanifesto.org) was created by a group of very bright and experienced people. However, these people all came from the supplier side of software development, something that’s evident already in the third of the four value statements: Customer … Continue reading

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