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Does it make sense to require developers to write a "business value add" section in each issue?

Here's my TL:DR answer: No! The engineer shouldn't be working on something if the business value isn't already defined. It's the voice of the customer (product manager, product owner, business ...
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Does it make sense to require developers to write a "business value add" section in each issue?

Leadership 101: Do not force the team to do something for the sake of doing something. On the surface, it seems to be a very nice idea, being poorly implemented. The straight answer for the ...
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Does it make sense to require developers to write a "business value add" section in each issue?

this is the job of the engineer working on the issue as they're the one most familiar with it. Technically, no. The engineer working on the issue is the one most familiar with the technical details ...
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Is implement business analysis in an organisation the best way?

Your biggest problem is a toxic work environment. As you note, we yell at the technical person telling him almost literally that he is "not smart" enough to understand what we are trying to do. ...
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Diagram for mapping project dependencies or relationships

What you are looking for is a Visual Portfolio Map Here is a good article that describes what a Visual Portfolio Map is and why you need one: How to Manage Interdependencies in a Project Portfolio. ...
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Does it make sense to require developers to write a "business value add" section in each issue?

Does it make sense to ask engineers to put a Business Value Add section in each issue they work on? No, not really, but you may want to do it anyway. Ideally, the person who asked for the feature ...
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Diagram for mapping project dependencies or relationships

Here's the materials: A board where you can stick pins Index cards for stories String & pins Process: Break down your requirements to user stories (vertical slices through your tech stack that ...
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What is the best way to link the Business Cases to the user stories in Scrum?

Alignment Maps could be used to link user stories to business cases: Alignment maps are organizational information radiators that help visualize the alignment of ongoing work with business ...
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Does it make sense to require developers to write a "business value add" section in each issue?

This would make sense if the engineers were deciding which issues to work on, rather than being told what to work on. If the engineers are deciding what to do, they should be able to concisely explain ...
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Should a process map include exceptions?

A common approach is to use Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis in conjunction with a happy path process map. The purpose of P-FMEA is to identify potential ways each step in the process may ...

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