In the last decade, the Five Whys technique has become standard Agile practice. The technique can lead to unintended consequences, however, so we're proposing an alternative: Five Whats.
In an Agile context, defining value isn’t necessarily about calculating return on investment or measuring profit margins. At the team level where work gets done, defining value must be understood incrementally, in terms that make the right decisions possible.
Do your Sprints appear to be successful but somehow the end result isn't what you expected? The problem may be Sprint Planning. In this article we address the most common pitfalls and propose concrete steps for improvement, plus a flexible Sprint Planning agenda.