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Practices for Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Large, Multisite, and Offshore Product Development with Large-Scale Scrum by Bas Vodde, Craig Larman

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Chapter 7. Requirements & PBIs

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“We cannot possibly fit our requirement into a two-week iteration, and there is no way it can be made smaller,” said a manager to us—actually, said hundreds of times to us by different people. It is the standard view in the world of big embedded systems. Fortunately, it is not true.

This chapter covers experiments related to requirements analysis, modeling, or management, most connected to scaling. More broadly, it considers all kinds of Product Backlog Items—PBIs or ‘items.’

It starts with suggestions related to organizing items ...

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