In this video Angela focuses on agile release planning, release planning inputs, and what makes a great release plan. The agile product owner plays a critical role in determining what a release consists in order to make sure it is something that is of value to the users. This tutorial also discusses release planning in relationship to the roadmap and introduces the concept of splitting and slicing features and stories into value increments.
- Every release should be something…your end customer can use…and improves the product from their perspective.…Traditional or waterfall projects often plan releases…based on technology or architecture components.…While these provide value…from the end customer's point of view,…they often end up with success from a system perspective,…and the user's left wondering what's in it for them.…Agile release planning makes sure…to focus on the end customer,…such that each release is something…that matters to the customer…and the organization's strategy.…
In agile, release planning is driven by the product owner…with a focus on increments of value to the customer.…Feasibility and technical constraints…are also part of the dialogue,…but are not the driver of an agile release plan.…Think about increments of value…like pieces that are fully usable to meet a goal.…They're not parts that are unusable to the user.…Each release should be considered valuable to the user…from their point of view.…
I like the analogy of a piece of cake.…
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- The goals, background, and mindset of a product owner
- Product ownership as a team
- Understanding product requirements in Agile
- Defining a valuable product
- Analyzing a product roadmap
- Defining a backlog
- Creating an agile release plan
- Setting your expectations as an agile product owner