Chapter 3. Agile Requirements for the Team

When you’re part of a team, you stand up for your teammates. Your loyalty is to them. You protect them through good and bad, because they’d do the same for you.

—Yogi Berra

Introduction to the Team Level

In the previous chapter, we provided an overview of the basic organization, process, and requirements artifacts model we’ll use to implement software agility. Of course, we won’t get very far without first understanding the basic nature of the agile team itself and how it organizes its work to deliver the value stream to its customer. In this chapter, we’ll elaborate on the Team level of the Big Picture, as illustrated in Figure 3-1.

Figure 3-1. The Team level of the Big Picture

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