Prioritizing the Product Backlog – Part 5 of 8 (Video)

Scrum Product Backlog Prioritisation

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Prioritizing the Product Backlog

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This article provides an ‘Introduction to Prioritizing the Product Backlog’ and looks to discuss what the Product Backlog is. It provides an overview of who is involved in the process of Prioritizing the Product Backlog.

Prioritizing the Product Backlog: The Need For A Feature

The third aspect of features to consider is the need for the feature. If a particular feature is going to fill a specific requirement from the customer, it should be given a higher priority than something that your team thinks would be nice to have.

If the customers aren’t happy with the finished product, it won’t matter if it stayed on budget and is highly efficient. This aspect is also particularly tricky to quantify.

How do you put a number or a measure on whether a customer will be happy with a product? There are tools your company can use such as the Kano Model to help determine what will make the user happy or unhappy.

The Kano Model also helps track the customer expectations. While you need to consider all sorts of high priority features, ones that will make the customers the most pleased with the product, should be placed towards the front of the product backlog, to help your product be as successful as possible. Planning and prioritization are the keys to unlocking maximum value.

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User Stories Applied by Mike Cohn is one of our favourite books on Agile User Stories. The book starts with an overview into user stories, and details what a user story is and the different aspects of them. He then discusses how to go about writing a user story, and provides details of the INVEST criteria that can be used to determine if the story is meeting all of its objectives. Next Mike gives an in depth discussion of who user stories are written for and where to begin when gathering the details for them. The book then discusses acceptance testing user stories, including how to go about specifying these criteria and the responsibilities of the development team and customers during this process.

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