The problem: What do we do next?
I've never been on a team with a shortage of excellent ideas. Every time we start a simple backlog ー whether for a full product, a team, or the capabilities of a feature ー it quickly grows into an inspiring, lengthy roadmap.
We're often faced with an important decision: of all these amazing ideas, which do we do next?
The solution: A simple team exercise
This doc helps you run a simple team exercise to draw out everyone's best thoughts, clarify different principles and strategies, and build alignment.
Ask each team member to complete the exercise below. Each person will only see their own answers.
What principles should guide the features we choose next?
2. Build your short list
Review the list of feature ideas, and add the top ideas to your short list.
3. Stack rank
Refine your short list into an ordered list, with a maximum of items. Add a brief note on the reasoning for each item. items in your list (maximum: )
Next: See the results of the exercise