Definition of Ready? Analysis Paralysis? Waiting for "Perfect Information"?

Do you think it's necessary to start every sprint with each story fully specified?
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A colleague and old friend of mine, Shanly Suepaul, suggested I discuss this question:

  • "Do you think it's necessary to start every sprint with each story fully specified?"

The short answer: No, I don't.

Join me as I discuss the topic.

  • 00:48 Analysis Paralysis

  • 01:03 The Waterfall

  • 01:38 Estimates ad nauseam

  • 02:22 The Remedy: Just Start!

  • 02:31 The Blame Game

  • 03:50 Waiting for perfect information

  • 04:32 Adversaries: Designers vs Programmers

  • 05:20 Definition of "Ready"

  • 05:55 Consider this scenario

  • 06:41 How will the developers know the requirements?

  • 07:26 The Remedy: Tighter feedback loop

  • 07:57 Thanks for watching

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