Your product development backlog needs a drain, a construct to focus intent on an important task that all-too-often gets overlooked: removing low value issues from the backlog. As I’ll explain, there are significant benefits to the system: greater predictability, higher morale, and the delivery of greater business value. It is important to use this construct because it encourages us to face an uncomfortable truth, we can’t do everything.
Hi, I’m Duri. I’m a cat herder, problem solver, and people amplifier. I enjoy supporting cross-functional agile teams of engineers, designers, and operations teams to ship high quality products that make life better for people. I am a blend of business manager, technologist, and coach. Here I write about my journey in Agile, Lean, Software Development, Leadership, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship.