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Prioritising Features/ Backlog

How to Prioritise the Backlog

Priority Process (1)

  • Firstly on business value
  • Secondly with the team to include impediments
  • This produces the most important thing to the business
  • Business value over schedule driven decisions

Exercises for Backlog Prioritisation

Exercise to help prioritise the Product Backlog (2, pg 55)

  • Use the liberating structure, Min-Spec
  • Display the Product Backlog in the room
  • Use the question of ‘Which features in our product backlog are needed in order to have a successful product release?’
  • Test the list generated against the question ‘If we delivered all of out must-do PBIs except this one, would we still have a successful product release?’

References

  1. Coaching Agile Teams by Lyssa Adkins
  2. Fixing Your Scrum by Ryan Ripley and Todd Miller

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