Option / Backlog item expiry date

Backlogs often become a dumping ground for ideas. Some of those ideas are good, others might need some exploration before we understand if they’re worth it or not, but many of them are often not worth pursuing. After… Read More

Uncovering embedded options through a bias for delivery

I’ve recently been thinking about a number of experiences in my career where organisations who have a bias for delivery have uncovered options that were not previously available to them. I’ve also seen others who had a tendency… Read More

Use options instead of backlogs

Often we become constrained in our thinking by the language we use – a good example is the use of the term “backlog” instead of “options”. Quite often if you say to someone “It’s on the backlog”, the… Read More