Lean Priority Method – Identifying the “Right” MVP
Agile Product Development Teams often find it difficult to carve out the minimum viable product (MVP) to build first, because they hardly know what the high priority features are. Many teams follow some prioritization technique, but often find some pitfalls in it and end up doing incorrect MVP. We want to explain and demonstrate the Lean Priority Method we use to prioritize features first and then the stories next, in order to craft the MVP for a product. The method has a formula with parameters used in WSJF (Weighted Shortest Job First) technique of SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) and couple of other parameters (User Adoption and Uncertainty) based on our coaching and learning experience.