The process of creating and delivering value, or the product pipeline

The process of creating and delivering value, or the product pipeline

Gathering the information

Gathering the information
Market

Sorting

  1. Looks promising, but we don’t know if it is really valuable and worth doing → Send to Discovery Backlog
  2. We know for sure it is valuable and worth doing → Send to Delivery Backlog
  3. We know it doesn’t matter → Send to Rejected
Sorting

Who is involved in the sorting?

Prioritisation

  • Revenue — increases our revenue
  • User Experience — improves user experience
  • Internal — makes the work of internal users more efficient and enjoyable
  • Strategic — explores new customer segments and opportunities for the product
  • Platform — reduces technical debt and explores new technologies
Prioritisation
Prioritisation flow

Who assigns priority?

Discovery

  • Discuss (1st day of sprint) — the main purpose is to fully understand the context, discuss the main hypothesis/problem, identify risks, and define research methods.
  • Plan (2nd day of sprint) — the main purpose is to identify the list of specific tasks for the sprint. We need to break down everything discussed the day before and evaluate it.
  • Do (3rd — 18th day of sprint) — we conduct research and experiments.
  • Demo (19th day of sprint) — we demonstrate results and make decisions (Discovery Scoring).
  • Retro (20th day of sprint) — feedback loop. We discuss the work process to find ways to improve it.

Who is involved in discovery?

How do we select items from different streams?

  • Revenue x 3
  • UX x 1
  • Internal x 1
  • Strategic x 1

Discovery Scoring

  1. We’ve confirmed the hypothesis/problem and know for sure it is valuable and worth doing → Send to Delivery Backlog
  2. We are still not sure and need extra research/experiments to be sure → Send to Discovery Backlog
  3. We’ve disproved the hypothesis/problem and know for sure it doesn’t matter or will worsen the product (which is much worse) → Send to Rejected
Discovery sorting

Delivery

Who is involved in the Delivery?

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