Posts tagged Agile
When Is it Done? The Agile Question of the Defining of Done

Kicking off a new project, setting the cadence and planning your agile artifacts, from the product backlog, the scrum swim-lanes i.e  (Backlog | To Do | In Progress | Done), the one persistently ambiguous status is when a user story is considered done. Developers and teams define the user story’s  Definition of Done (DoD) differently, so what exactly does the developer mean when she says its done? 

 

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When Agile's "Deliver Working Software Early" Doesn't Work

One of the pillars of agile methodology, is in advocating that software is released and delivered *early & often*, to users and stakeholders. The premise is that by having the software in the hands of one's intended customer base early on, affords the startup with the ability to find /changes early, when they are easier to make/, according to Stellman, Andrew. “Head First Agile.”

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