Learn how to create a release plan focused on value in relation to the customer. Pick up techniques in this video on how to keep the team focused on ensuring every release aligns to the roadmap and customer value.
- When done well each release has something…valuable and exciting to offer users.…So how do we plan releases to make this happen?…Well first we need to look at the needed inputs…to release planning.…We start with the product vision and strategy,…the roadmap,…and high-level epics and user stories…for our release features.…It also helps to have a good start on the epics…and user stories high-level acceptance criteria.…
Next we need to think about who needs to be…part of release planning,…or be in a release planning meeting.…I like to think about it terms of the product owner…and technical lead, as well as other team members…that can contribute.…It's important to think about who is needed…to make the commitments and decisions.…This release planning meeting should be high-touch…and facilitated using techniques with lots of flip charts,…sticky notes, markers, and visual cues.…
The product owner keeps the team focused…on ensuring every release aligns to the roadmap…while keeping user value at the center of the product.…
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- Rallying your team around the product vision
- Creating an agile product roadmap
- Creating a release plan focused on value
- Breaking down features
- Setting up, creating, and analyzing user story maps
- Collaborating on the big picture
- Leveraging user stories
- Prioritizing the product backlog
- Working with your team
- Defining what "ready" and "done" mean
- Avoiding technical debt
- Guiding your team through estimating exercises
- Making sprint planning and standup meetings beneficial