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AgileBI Delivery

As a BI Practitioner
I want to understand how to deliver in an AgileBI way
So that I can deliver faster and with less risk

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AgileBI Team

As a BI Practitioner I want to understand what an AgileBI team is and isn't So that I know how to form and storm one Building a self organising team is one of the key factors required to deliver in an AgileBI way. Creating a team with T-Skills and helping...

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AgileBI Discipline

As a BI Practitioner
I want to understand what AgileBI Disciplines are
So that I know what Disciplines to follow (and what Disciplines not to)

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As a BI Practitioner
I want to understand what AgileBI is and how it differs to Agile
So that I know what techniques to use (and whihc techniques not to)

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AgileBI Process

As a BI Practitioner
I want to understand what AgileBI processes are
So that I know what processes to implement (and what processes not to)

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As a Reader of this site
I want to understand what it is about
So that I know whether I should keep reading

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Information Product Roadmap

As a Product Owner I want to understand how to visualise the delivery roadmap So that stakeholders will feel comfortable we have a long term plan Ralph Hughes [[ken??? ]] in his book [[????]] discusses the...

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Scaling AgileBI Teams 

[[collaboration and collisions]] [[scrum of scrims for ltd of teams, aka sAfe]] [[where do the multiple teams have to talk together, daily stand ups, retrospectives, demo day]] [[two much detail, sprint planning, back gold grooming]] [[have sprint leads attend both...

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Mega Visioning

With the death of the 100 page Business Intellgience strategy how do you get your stakeholders to come on the journey and agree to invest in the time for your AgileBI to create new data and content for them. With a waterfall project the process is well know, you do...

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Data Discovery

As a Developer I want to understand when and how to understand the source data So that I can be sure I can build the things in the users stories and as an input to the estimate of the effort required   Often the majority of the AgileBI team are...

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Guided Products vs Discovery Products

As a AgileBI Developer I want to understand the different types of content that can be delivered So that I know when to use each type When developing content for end users, it is important to ensure that the content is targeted to the style of...

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The Journey

As a Reader of these stories
I want I want to understand what brought you to create this website
So that I can decide if you have a background that means you can talk with authority about this subject

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SAS Global Forum 2018

SAS Global Forum 2018 April 8 - 11, Denver, Colorado, USA   Seven Agile Methods that Help Deliver Visualizations Agilely (and without resorting to being AdHoc!) Using...

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DVEM Rising 2018

DVEM Rising 2018 October 3, Denver, Colorado, USA BEAM & DATA VAULT - Match made in heaven Shane Gibson presenting at DVEM Rising in Denver Colorado USA in October 2018 showing how you can go from the AgileBI BEAM process to an AgileBI Data Vault...

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AgileBI Podcast #2 – Adopting the AgileBI Way

Adopting the AgileBI Way AgileBI - Podcast 2 Join Shane and Blair as they chat to Sam Sewell on his experience adopting the AgileBI way as part of building a new Agile team. Connect with Shane on Twitter @shagility or Blair @affman01. See more podcast from...

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AgileBI Podcast #1 – Thoughts of a new scrum master

Thoughts of a new scrum master AgileBI - Podcast 1 Join Shane and Blair as they chat to Juan Dione on his experience as a new scrum master. Connect with Shane on Twitter @shagility or Blair @affman01 See more podcast from Shane and Blair on AgileBI over...

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Information Products – Gather Size and Prioritise

  As a Developer I want to understand how to run the Information Products workshops So that I can deliver reqiurements quickly Information Products As outlined in the Information Product post there are four major stages where the Information Product template is...

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AgileBI Requirements Workflow

 As a BI PractitionerI want to understand what order to gatther requirementsSo that I can gather them efficientlyWhen coaching or mentoring a new AgileBI team on the AgileBI Way one of the first things they ask is what is the standard order in which to gather...

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Adding members to the Agile Team makes you slower

The Issue: As a Stakeholder or Product Owner I want to understand if constantly adding Agile Team members is a good idea so that I can have a valid conversation with my Product Owner and Scrum Master. My Answer: Adding members makes you slower. Initially, at least....

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Stakeholder Onion

As a product owner I want I want to understand how to identify my stakeholders So that I know who can tell me what to do and who to tell what we are doing Other Blogs from this category

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Articles that have a title and not much else.


As a Developer
I want to understand how to gather requirements
So that I can actually use them to deliver something of value

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Initiation Phase 

[[layer architecture]] [[design standards]] [[backlog groom epics]] [[create team space]] [[pick agile boards, local or software if remorse team]] [[pick Comms tools, yammer, slack etc]] 

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FAQs as documentation

Add them in the vision statement for the info product  -Who are our top 10 customers  Add them in the wire frames Add them in the business rules - how are the top 10 identified  -- rank by total revenue  Add them in the doco maps -Where can I find...

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Data Layer Patterns

Over the last 20 years a number of patterns have emerged for dealing with the data layers in a centralised data repository. These have typically been attributed to the person who has championed this model, people such as Bill Inmon and Ralph Kimball. These patterns...

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Agile Overview

As a BI Practioner
I want to understand what Agile is all about
So that I can understand if I want to adopt it

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Coaching the Product Owner

[[make them succesfull]] [[make them safe]] [[teach them what they don't know]] [[guide them in the right direction]] [[dont do it for them]] [[dont let them abdicate]]

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AgileBI Before the Build

Once you have nailed how to build an Agile Team and deliver using the Agile Disciplines you will typically jump into the build. [[is this a summary of the chapters or a just an intro???]] [[often have permissions to go straight to build]] [[plannoing upfront]]...

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