Chapter 17Lean Requirements at Scale: Vision, Roadmap, and Just-in-Time Elaboration

Requirements still matter in agile. At scale, lean yet more extensive requirements practices can be effectively applied.

As we have seen, agile methods have much in common with traditional methods, and they have significant differences as well. One area of difference is in the treatment of requirements. Indeed, it’s possible to read a number of texts on agile methods, and like architecture, the words requirements or software requirements may never appear. To the un-agile-initiated and those used to traditional methods, this omission may look like an oversight of the extreme kind. Moreover, when considering systems of enterprise scale, it seems unlikely that a ...

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