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Sprint 0 Playbook for Agile Product Owners: Day 3

Welcome to day 3 of the 10-day playbook series for Product Owners in Sprint 0. Please read days 1 and 2 if you haven’t already (which focus on business problems, objectives, stakeholder identification and personas). Today, we will start drafting high-level future state models and eliciting the epics and features …

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Sprint 0 Playbook for Agile Product Owners: Day 2

Welcome to day 2 of the 10-day playbook series for Product Owners in Sprint 0! If you are just getting started and have NOT read part 1, go back and read the introduction and day 1 playbook before reading any further. Day 2 1. Continue with non-facilitated elicitation as needed …

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Sprint 0 Playbook for Agile Product Owners: Day 1

As teams transition to agile, getting into a structured cadence of story ideation and elaboration is critical. Product Owners and analysts need to get in the “sweet spot” of having just enough documentation just in time – you don’t want to get too far ahead because you’re spinning your wheels …

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Common Issues in Agile Delivery

As more of our customers are transitioning to agile and we work on more agile projects, we’ve identified a set of common issues that can hinder a team’s ability to deliver value with the agile cadence. These issues are focused on agile delivery and less on issues with agile transformation …

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What are your Requirements Lifecycle struggles?

At Seilevel, we are constantly looking for new ways we can satisfy our mission, which is to redefine the way our customers create requirements. We are exploring the issues that prevent companies from creating effective requirements today with a short survey, as we consider building a product that would help …

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State Changes and Process Flows

I’m working on two projects right now that both involve business objects that undergo several state transitions based on actions taken by a user. We quickly turned to State models to help conceptualize all of the possible object states, possible transitions between them, and the actions that trigger the transitions. …

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Data Flow Diagram (DFD) Tutorial: Texas Hold ‘Em

The data flow diagram is a useful, low-level data model that can show how data is transformed and manipulated through processes. This model does NOT show decisions, nor does it show a sequence of processes. This tutorial will take a commonly understood real-world scenario, a round of Texas Hold ‘Em, …

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