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Category: Productivity (79 posts) Page 1 of 8

Jeremy Jarrell
Productivity

Finding the Right Amount of Backlog Refinement

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Many product managers struggle with getting the right level of detail in their backlog. If the backlog is too vaguely defined, then your team picks up stories that aren’t immediately actionable, which can slow them down. On the other hand, if the backlog is too well defined, then it becomes rigid and fails to evolve as your product takes shape. Read more...

Jeremy Jarrell
Productivity

Choosing the Best Slice of Your Story

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Learning to split large user stories into smaller user stories is one of the best things a team can do to improve their workflow. Not only are smaller stories easier to understand—and therefore easier to estimate—but their smaller size makes them inherently less risky for a team to take on. Read more...