Feature elaboration template

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Below is a sample process we are using at a client that has predefined features entering their backlog.       FE Milestone 1 FE Milestone 2 FE Milestone 3 PREP Review IA, Features, VD (BA+FTL+DEV+IM) Expand story to 70% completion with Story + AC’s + VD/UX (BA) Confirm ETA for dependency of artefacts. (IM) Expand story to 95% completion with Story + AC’s + […]

Story template

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Sample user story As a: user I want: to be able to manage x So that: I can perform actions against a y   Deliverables Manage x Out of Scope z Preconditions q Entry Points A B C Assumptions No changes AC—01 Given: When: Then: AC—02 Given: When: Then: AC—03 Given: When: Then: AC—04 Given: When: Then: AC—05 Given: When: Then: —————Non – Functional————— AC—10 Given: When: Then: Remember […]

Scrum master vs Iteration manager

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The role of iteration manager only appears to exist in Australia the fundamental different I have seen is that there is an element of team management.  Perhaps implicitly draw in by the title of “manager”. A element of team leadership, responsibility over delivery is implied by those who are in this role. Where as a scrum master is more of servant leader who help unblock the […]

Lines of communication

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Scrum teams are based on 7+-2 team members, the main reason behind this theory is the lines of communication.  That socially we can only maintain x number of relationships. The addition of each team members adds to the lines of communication exponentially. Based on the formula Formula = n(n-1)/2   One of my team current has the following make structure and I find myself ensure that […]