Chapter 16. First things first: Setting requirement priorities

After most of the user requirements for the Chemical Tracking System were identified, the project manager, Dave, and the business analyst, Lori, met with two of the product champions. Tim represented the chemist community and Roxanne spoke for the chemical stockroom staff.

Dave said, “Now that we have a general idea of the main capabilities you want, we need to think about allocating some of the user stories you’ve identified to the first few iterations. It’s important that we agree on where to start so you can begin getting some value from the system as quickly as possible. Let’s do a first-cut prioritization on these user stories so we know what’s most important to you. Then we can ...

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