Posts Tagged “tasks”

The teams that I work with have two very important rules around task ownership. First, regardless of the number of people doing work on a task, each task should only have one person’s name on it. Second, regardless of who is actually doing the work, the task should always belong to an active member of the team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sometimes agile teams have to draft and deliver scope, discovery, requirements or high-level design documentation. I don’t want to get into the how or why in this blog entry. Rather, I want to spend the entry discussing how these documents can be shaped as features and broken into discrete, estimated tasks so they can be prioritized, managed and tracked like any other development work in an agile process. Read the rest of this entry »

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This morning I met with a new team that has asked me to help them put some process around how they plan, manage and commit to work. This was our second meeting and the team is completely new to agile practices and techniques, so we started by shaping some of their work into features and breaking those features into tasks. Read the rest of this entry »

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