Agile Software Requirements: Praise Quotes

“ In my opinion, there is no book out there that artfully addresses the specific needs of Agile teams, programs and portfolios all in one. I believe this book is an organizational necessity for any enterprise.” —Sarah Edrie, Director of Quality Engineering, Harvard Business School “ Agile Software Requirements and Mr. Leffingwell’s teachings have been very influential and […]

Agile Software Requirements: Acknowledgments

The following are the acknowledgements for Agile Software Requirements: Lean Requirements Practices for Teams, Programs, and the Enterprise. Thanks again to all who contributed. I could not have done it without you! ================================================================= It’s a humbling process to acknowledge all the contributions of others who have collaborated on this book. I’d like to thank Don […]

Agile Product Owner and Agile Product Manager in the Enterprise 5: Seeding the Product Owner Role

In prior posts in this blog series and in the Agile Journal, I’ve described the critical role the team-based agile Product Owner plays in helping achieving enterprise agility. Indeed, the role, originally defined by Scrum, is now so comprehensive in agile methods that the role is hard to separate from the practice of agility itself. […]

Agile Enterprise Requirements Information Model (6b) – Subset for Portfolio Management: Epics

Note: This is the next in a series of posts describing, in more rigorous terms, A Lean, Scalable Requirements Information Model for the Agile Enterprise (AE RIM) that underlies the Big Picture Series. In this series, I’ve been collaborating with Juha-Markus Aalto, Director of Operational Development for Nokia S60 Software Unit, where a variant of […]

Agile Enterprise Requirements Information Model (6a) – Subset for Portfolio Management: Strategic Product Themes

In this blog series, we’ve been describing a Lean, Scalable Requirements Information Model for the Agile Enterprise (AE RIM) suitable for extending the basic requirements practices of agility to the largest software enterprises (hundreds and thousands of agile practitioners). This model represents the requirements substrate for an even broader model, a model for implementing the […]

Agile Requirements Information Model (5) – For Agile Programs (b): Nonfunctional Requirements

Note: This is the fifth in a series of posts describing, in more rigorous terms, A Lean, Scalable Requirements Information Model for the Agile Enterprise (AE RIM) that underlies the Big Picture Series. In this series, I’ve been collaborating with Juha-Markus Aalto, Director of Operational Development for Nokia S60 Software Unit, where a variant of […]

Agile Requirements Information Model (4) – Subset For Agile Programs (a): Features and Feature Backlog

Note: This is the fourth in a series of posts describing, in more rigorous terms, the  Lean, Scalable Requirements Information Model for the Agile Enterprise (AE RIM) that underlies the Big Picture Series. As I’ve noted, I’ve been collaborating in this series with Juha-Markus Aalto, Director of Operational Development for Nokia S60 Software Unit, where […]

What’s Lean and Scalable about the Requirements Information Model for the Agile Enterprise?

In the last post, we introduced a Lean, Scalable Requirements Information Model for the Agile Enterprise. This model, based on the Big Picture, is being developed in collaboration with Juha-Markus Aalto, Director of Operational Development for Nokia S60 Software. This model serves as the requirements-related semantic underpinnings for the Big Picture of Enterprise Agility and […]