From ideas to execution

Roger Almeida - @roger4almeida


Yes, we agree. We are aligned...

OK, let me draw... wait, what?!

What if...

Agile Software Inception

  • Serie of workshop
  • From high level to detail
  • Collaborative work
  • Foster engagement
  • Team building


Phases of an Inception

  • Discovery
  • Analysis
  • Planning


  • Product/Project Vision
  • Stakeholder's Map
  • User's Goals
  • Personas
  • User Journey
  • Product BluePrint
  • Is/Is Not - Does/Does Not
  • Product in a box
  • Elevator Pitch
  • Why are we here?
  • Why are we building it?
  • Why doing it now?
  • Who will benefit from it?


  • Feature Discovery
  • Tech Certainty vs Business Certainty
  • Effort vs Business Value
  • Tech Session
  • Path to Production
  • Cross Functional Requirements
  • What do we have to do?
  • What are the effects?
  • How we will build it?
  • How we gonna put it in production?


  • Critical Path
  • Release Waves
  • How we gonna release it
  • Final considerations


Product/Project Vision

  • Presentation about the product
  • What have being done so far
  • What do we know
  • What we are looking for

Constant Boards

Is/Is Not - Does/Does Not

Variations: Is/Is Not - MVP/Ideal Experience

elevator pitch

Product in a box

  • Design a product your customer would like to buy
  • List key features
  • Think about slogans

In scope/Out of scope

Trade Off Sliders

Stakeholder's map

Users and Goals


Personas examples

User Journeys

Feature Discovery

Tech Sessions

Path to Production

Tech Certainty vs Business Certainty

Effort vs Business Value

Release Waves

Thank You

## Roger Almeida - Inception ### @roger4almeida ###