For the last two weeks, I’ve had a bit of a break from blogging while moving into my new home. This week, I’d like to write about taking a backlog of work or ideas and getting them organised and ordered. However, instead of talking about software projects, I’m going to use my recent move as […]
When your product to-do list (aka the product backlog) is very long, with “urgent” items or requests from your biggest or most demanding users, the natural path is to focus on the high value work. New features that could bring in new users or retain existing ones. Major bugs. Quick wins. Everywhere I’ve worked, and […]
Summary On 15th March 2016, we released a brand new look for cityam.com. In this post I’ll be digging into the what and why of the redesign.
Recently, I changed the way I prioritise new work requests and projects. Here’s what I’ve started doing. Prioritising the product backlog JIRA is our central system for development requests. There’s one project for smaller requests: the “BAU” as I call it, which is anything that takes 2 days dev time or less. Except for urgent […]