Monthly Archives: March 2017

Product Backlog, Continuous Planning and the Horizon Analogy

Imagine this scenario: you're out in the street watching the city in front of you. Buildings, cars, people and other things are distributed from where you are standing to the distant horizon. To describe what you see, what level of detail can you use in your description? Now imagine your next software development project. When you [...]

By | 2017-08-22T14:27:38+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Planning|0 Comments

Controversy: The Best Product Owner Is Not the Client

The Product Owner (PO) is certainly the most neglected of the three Scrum roles. Precisely for this reason, many organizations end up finding a solution that seems to be easier than training or hiring a good PO: giving that title to the client. Because of that, we often hear the notion that the best Product [...]

By | 2017-08-22T13:17:20+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Product Owner, Scrum|0 Comments

“New System Version!”

Almost everyone who works with computing, or at least works closely with an IT team, has heard this sentence: “We have to rebuild the system!” The result is a new system version released frequently. There can be many reasons: Replacing outdated technology A new platform Or the most genuine reason: providing maintenance to the code [...]

By | 2017-08-22T13:35:22+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Scrum, Scrum Developer|0 Comments