Monthly Archives: November 2010

Envisioning v’s Inception

Envisioning is not BUFD, but it is a (lean) phase that proceeds inceptions in some cases. The real diference between envisioning and inception is they have different objectives. Envisioning is about developing and testing the customer proposition for a new service, usually … Continue reading

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Agile demands that you get closer to your customers

An argument (using the agile principals as a base) for why software teams need to get closer to their end users / customers Individuals and interactions over processes and tools so…. you have built a few insurance applications in your time … Continue reading

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The business case for collocated requirements workshops

From Requirements by Collaboration: Workshops for Defining Need By Ellen Gottesdiener A quantified business case for having a collocated requirements meeting at the start of all projects (quoted from Chapter 12): Well-designed and well-executed workshops are the most effective and stable … Continue reading

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What do you need agreement on to have a plan?

I have to admit, i am a bit hopeless at planning… I like this simple (slightly dry) checklist from a lean pack, so thought i would capture it. Its less about having a plan, more about understanding that you need … Continue reading

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