1. Start with User Story Mapping to arrange your delivery into a series of “Releases” that each deliver value as quickly as possible.
2. If you have multiple workstreams, summarise the release plan as a Roadmap Format. Make sure that you emphasise to all stakeholders that timings are based on estimates.
First published by Jeff Patton, User Story Mapping is an easy way to prioritise meaningful groups of user stories, as a team exercise, so that you plan and communicate a series of releases.
User Story Mapping
User Story Mapping is a brilliant approach by Jeff Patton to organise your backlog into a series of “slices” across your system (or “vertical slices”).
These slices form your “releases” and deliver value to your users.
Multi-workstream Agile Release Plans
This agile release plan powerpoint template shows multiple workstreams, Epics, and sprint goals.
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A Project Roadmap is the best format to communicate project plans to executive boards and stakeholders. Here’s how to create one.
Simple steps, and examples of a road map for the project. Easy to understand. Easy to download examples.
Some simple steps to communicate your plans on a project timeline. Impress your audience with great presentations.
I have a large project which has detailed plans, but I need a simple way to present the Rollout progress to all my stakeholders.
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