In this video, learn how an agile product owner uses a definition of done with a team to help agree on what done means. This tool helps the team come together to define criteria that meet the needs of the team and the stakeholders.
- Definition of done…is a tool teams use to agree on what done means…and how the team will measure if a user story…or backlog item is fully completed.…This tool can also be applied to other things…like a release, a minimum viable product…and the product itself.…Having a definition of done helps teams…to find their tasks, estimate, develop accountability…and set expectations.…It's a list of criteria developed by the team…and updated as needed to meet the needs of the team…and stakeholders.…
It's one of those tools teams use to self-manage…and continuously improve on their work and process.…I especially like to see teams build technical excellence…into their definition of done.…This means defining what it takes to get the user story…done right, not just the fastest way…that will cause re-factoring and architecture re-work later.…Here are some examples of what might encompass…a team's definition of done.…
These are things like, code being peer-reviewed,…the documentation that's needed is complete,…and things like, the testing is done,…
- Identify the fundamentals of release planning.
- Recognize the steps involved in product backlog refinement.
- Define personas.
- Explore the components of story maps.
- Break down the elements of acceptance criteria.
- Examine forced ranking prioritization in the backlog.
- Explore the parts of a sprint planning meeting.
Skill Level Intermediate
Project Management Foundations: Requirementswith Terri Wagner1h 35m Intermediate
Project Management Foundationswith Bonnie Biafore3h 20m Beginner
1. Create a Meaningful Product Backlog
2. Backlog Refinement Techniques
3. Product Backlog Prioritization
4. Key Concepts for Agile Teams
5. Agile Meetings and the Product Owner
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