Themes, features, and user stories create the map your scrum team needs to deliver successfully. Learn how to build a roadmap for them so they know where they're going.
- You've done all this work preparing your…themes, features and backlog.…You also know how long your sprints are,…now it's time to estimate when…things will be worked on.…Scrum has tools for this, as well.…We use two different mechanisms for this…the roadmap and the release plan.…The roadmap is very high level…and is intended to apply your themes over time.…This way everyone has a general sense…of what the focus will be in a given time frame.…
Using our example from earlier,…creating a mobile lunch ordering app,…we identified themes of…profile, order, payment and delivery.…Now we need to decide the best order…to work on these themes.…While payment may be the most important…to our business partners from a dependency perspective,…it probably makes more sense to prioritize…the profile and ordering themes first.…Like everything else in Scrum this is…a guideline not a rule, but following this idea…here's what the roadmap would look like for these themes.…
As you can see these themes aren't…necessarily in their value order.…
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- Understanding the scrum approach to project success
- Solving project problems with scrum
- Establishing your scrum team
- Setting the vision for your project
- Writing user stories
- Setting boundaries for success
- Getting stories done in scrum
- Assessing the team