What is the most effective way to kick start an ICT project? What is the minimum amount of up front discussion necessary to reach a common understanding of project goals, scope, cost and duration between Business and ICT?
Power Workshops are based on the principles of teamwork, cooperative exploration and discovery of knowledge, and visual representation of information.
Their goal is to elicit and capture the minimum knowledge necessary to start an Agile project while reducing waste and optimizing lead time.
The result is a strong visual representation of vivid conversations, held between business and IT, expressing the common goal. It is built for mutual understanding, to show commitment and uncover any hidden doubts or uncertainties. The memory of this image is stronger than a 1000 written words
This tutorial has been given at XP days Benelux 2008, Mini XP days Benelux 2009 and XP 2009 Sardinia.