Even before the first sprint, the team will get together and come up with a common definition of what it means to be "done." This is a common agile practice, and it's no different with LeSS. It's important to realize the significance of defining "done" in LeSS, as teams need to work together to determine their goals.
- The definition of done is a key Less practice…that helps everyone stay transparent about their work.…If you're using the graphic on the Less website,…you can see a good summary of this…titled Potentially Shippable and Definition of Done.…Even before the first sprint,…the team will get together and come up…with a common definition of what it means to be done.…This definition will be the same for every bit of work…that comes out of each sprint.…I once worked with a scrum team…that was creating a smartphone app…that showed local restaurant menus.…
Before the first sprint,…the product owner got together with the feature teams…and agreed on a common definition of done.…They all agreed that the software's functions and features…must work on both iOS and Android.…This common understanding of what it means to be done…helped the team stay transparent…about what the product owner received…at the end of every sprint.…So let's go back to our agile sandwich shop.…Let's say that their shared definition of done…was that all the hot food…
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- Descaling enterprise agile
- Defining Larman's Laws and LeSS principles
- LeSS product owner and scrum master
- Growing Scrum
- Defining "done"
- Organizing a sprint review
- Organizing an overall retrospective
- Approaching key challenges