Tag «product backlog»

Coping with externalized dependencies

Our department took a step back, agility-wise, last month.  We have been building a customer portal.  While doing so, we’ve also been building out a RESTful business layer to serve our needs.  We’ve been building functionality into the business layer as we’ve needed it to provide the functionality we need for the customer portal. A …

Sprint Planning Meeting Introductory Script

The purpose of a sprint planning meeting is to produce a sprint backlog.  This sprint backlog is the forecasted work that will be completed during the sprint.  The way I’ve run sprint planning meetings has evolved over the last 4 months.  It was really rough at the start, but it’s getting better and I want to share …