Agile Product Managers - Mom, where does baby User Stories come from? Part 2

Did you ever asked one of your developer: Can you tell me what Business Initiative your current developed User Story helps to implement? How about you, can you identify it?

Do you feel that your Epics are just way too big? Thin Slicing Epics is a good practice, but how do you link them all together as one?

As a Product Manager or Product Owner, do you have a lot of Epics or Stories that are in your backlog for more than one year and you never touched them because "you know you will someday"?

Your development teams are Agile, how about your Product Management Team?

This talk is for Product Managers, Architects and Product Owners that feels that life is more than 3 Level of granularity (Epic-Story-Task). We will tackle in this talk the Product Management Feature Backlog based on the SAFe Framework and the Definition of Ready.

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Outline/structure of the Session

  1. From Business Initiatives to Story
  2. How to map the vision
    1. Architecture and UX designs need time and R&D
  3. Backlog need for more granularity
    1. Program Backlog is different than Product Backlog because it solves different needs
  4. Reporting progress at different level in Agile
  5. Conclusion
    1. It's not Us vs Them
    2. Scrap in, Scrap out

Learning Outcome

Learn how to separate your different Epics into multi-level Epics that have importance to different level of the organisation

Target Audience

Product Owners, Product Managers and Scrum Masters in a big company with multiple level of Stakeholders

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