On Wednesday 27 November 2002 7:49 pm, Hubert Smits wrote:
> Why isn't the writing of these specs done in a sprint? That would
> give the participants in the sprint (specially those who have to
> estimate the fixed price part) a much better steer on the results
> they require.
Don't think that will work here. Our setup here is that funding is
only granted for a project once the specs have all been written and
signed off. As a team we don't write the specs, but we're trying to
get more involvement in their preparation than we currently have.
Ken's suggestion of using the specs as detailed product backlog is the
most likely to apply here. The project managers raised the point
that if time or money runs out then something has to give. If we can
get them to put priorities into the specs, then everyone will be
aware at the start of the project what will be implemented and what
might not be. And of course the backlog can be reprioritised at the
Sprint Review and Sprint Planning meetings.
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