Done Done

Articles that are as completed as I will ever get them.

5 Factors In Agile BI

As a BI Manager
I want to understand 5 things that will promote an AgileBI approach
So that I can include them in how we do things

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The Big Guess Up Front (BGUF)

As a BI Manager
I want to understand where the traditional planning documents fit in the AgilebI process
So that I know when I need to have them created

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No Meetings

As a BI Manager or Scrum Master
I want to understand how to deal with ‘meetings’ in an AgileBI project
So that I can change the team’s negative view on collaboration

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Agile Myths

As a BI Manager
I want to understand what the common Agile Myths are
So that I know how to identify them when they are referenced

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Agile

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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Done

Articles that are as completed but need to be reviewed at some stage.

Information Products

As a Developer
I want to understand how to capture content reqiurements quickly
So that I can estimate their size and obtain a priority for the order to deliver

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Underway

Articles that I am currently working on.

Standups should be open not closed

StandupsOne of the many key things in deliverying in an AgileBI way is the use of daily standups to enable the Agile Team to have regular conversations on where they are at, where they are going any any current impediments. Who can AttendAnybody should be able to...

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The Danger of Pipelining and Time Slicing

As a BI Manager I want to understand the impact of pipelining the Agile teams workflow So that I know if it is an approach I wish to use Managing to complete an AgileBI build in three elapsed weeks is very very difficult. And by a build I mean from...

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Requirements

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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Before the build

As a BI Manager I want to understand what risk and challenges I will encounter So that I know what I am getting myself into Ideally you can jump straight into the delivery stage in the AgileBI process, where you already have: Permission to have a dedicated...

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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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Refined

Articles that have bullet points added, which effectively are my acceptance criteria of the content.

Agile Engineering

As a BI Manager I want to understand what risk and challenges I will encounter So that I know what I am getting myself into Reducing your delivery timeframe down to 3 weeks, means you need to find ways to automate many of the...

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Business Rules

As a Developer I want to understand how to document business rules So that we can increase the speed of delivery Another of the more difficult capabilities in data warehousing is the definition and...

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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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Fit for purpose documentation

As a Developer I want to understand what level of documentation should be delivered So that I know how much to do and what not to do One of the many myths about Agile, is that the Agile team do not do...

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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 technically...

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Backlogged

Articles that have a title and not much else.

Benevolent Dictator

As a AgileBI Guru I want to understand what a Benevolent Dictator is So that I know when one is needed   The team have discussed it "to death" and are now constantly repeating the same arguements "around and around" More informaiton is neded to progress...

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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 the top 10...

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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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