Requirements for Hybrid Agile Teams

Models, Packaging Strategies, Prioritization, & Deeper Dive into User Stories

Learn the tools and methods that enable you to work requirements into the incremental development approaches of your hybrid agile environment. Learn when to use a working space and when to place the requirements into a long-term repository, keeping change management costs to a minimum.

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Software Requirements Hybrid Agile Learning Program

Great hybrid agile teams master these skills

You’ll learn them all in Models, Packaging Strategies, Prioritization, and Deeper Dive into User Stories and why they’re important. In our other Learning Programs, you can learn the core skills hybrid agile teams need to create requirements and learn techniques for uncovering real and accurate (that is, excellent) requirements.

Break apart stories

To start high-level design, help determine what’s coming in future sprints, and size the stories so the team can complete the work on an individual story in one sprint.

Map a user story

To enable the entire team (and stakeholders, if desired) to participate in the breaking apart of stories, idea generation, and prioritization of work.

Model the requirements

To increase precision and enhance communication among the team and the wider hybrid agile environment.

Create working artifacts

To separate working artifacts from repositories and free the agile team to experiment and learn prior to making a commitment.

Create packaging strategies

To package requirements for external consumption, which can have a large impact on your workflow.

Use a prioritization scheme

To ensure real value is delivered as quickly as possible and to help coordinate across the hybrid agile environment.

Topics at a glance

Before your program starts

You’ll fill out an assessment related to requirements in hybrid agile environments
Send some existing requirement examples to your mentor
Meet with your mentor to discuss the assessment and your current hybrid agile requirements

Mapping and modeling

Strategies to break apart big stories
Decomposing a big story
Creating a user story map
Inherit acceptance criteria patterns
Extracting value paths
Populating the backlog
Using models to add precision and completeness
Use cases
Activity model
Domain model
State diagram
Decision table

Packaging, priority, and other management tasks

Separating working spaces from the repository
The test case as a package
Document first based packaging strategy
Decision fist documentation strategy
Using a spreadsheet as the documentation
The software requirements specification (SRS)
“Minimal” prioritization
Using the Kano model
Prioritizing with value & cost
Peer reviewing to find requirement issues
Prototypes to get stakeholder feedback, surface technology issues
Developing “good enough” criteria
Change control basics
Requirements traceability

Sample Learning Program

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Continue to grow and thrive as a hybrid agile team

Core Skills for High-Quality Requirements

Learn how to create requirements that switch between agile and sequential with little overhead. Learn the attributes of complete and stable requirements.

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Uncovering Excellent Requirements

Learn a requirements approach based on consumer value that works for both agile and sequential teams in hybrid scenarios. Enable incremental work by uncovering the high-level requirements that will guide the emerging low-level requirements details.

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Models, Packaging Strategies, Prioritization, & Deeper Dive into User Stories

Learn the tools and methods that enable you to work requirements into the incremental development approaches of your hybrid agile environment. Learn when to use a working space and when to place the requirements into a long-term repository, keeping change management costs to a minimum.

Learn more »

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