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Disciplined Agile Delivery: A Practitioner’s Guide to Agile Software Delivery in the Enterprise by Mark Lines, Scott W. Ambler

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Chapter 8. Identifying the Initial Scope

It isn’t the size that matters; it’s what you deliver that really counts.

During the Inception phase Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) teams explore the initial requirements to arrive at a common understanding as to the scope of what they’re trying to accomplish. This is an important aspect of your overall project vision (see Chapter 7, “Identifying a Project Vision”) and is a key input into release planning (see Chapter 10, “Initial Release Planning”). Furthermore it is necessary to prime the Construction phase with work to do—without at least an understanding of the goals to accomplish your delivery team will flounder.

Some people will tell you that you don’t need to do any initial requirements modeling ...

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