Why there should be a “release backlog”

Mike Cohn writes that there should not be a release backlog. He has impeccable timing, given my recent post defining the term Release Backlog . I disagree with Mike. Release Backlog is a useful tool for my teams. I won't argue with Mike point by point because Mike's context is different from mine. He suggests that the context of [...]

By | 2017-08-04T10:53:40+00:00 February 16th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Release backlog

Two team members asked, "What does 'release backlog' mean?" I drew this Venn diagram, and they both understood: Everything: The universe contains all possible product requirements. Most of them will not be included in our product. Product backlog: The product backlog contains the subset of all possible product requirements that we agree could be included in our [...]

By | 2017-08-04T10:56:59+00:00 February 9th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments