Monthly Archives: November 2012

Product owners need to sort the backlog as well as prioritise it

Jim Coplien and Brent Reid describe different but related reasons why the backlog needs to be ordered in order for a sprint to receive items to work on. The product owner will need to ensure that backlog items have priorities –

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Retrospectives

The best way to improve a process is to study best practice, then think about what you’re going to do, then do it, and then review without blame what went well and what needs improvement. In Agile, the review is

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Some wisdom from Henrik Kniberg

Henrik Kniberg is an Agile/Lean Coach and Agile Alliance board member. He blogs at blog.crisp.se/author/henrikkniberg and tweets at twitter.com/henrikkniberg. I’ve referred to Henrik’s excellent video about the role of the product owner and how that fits into the overall Agile

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