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The Inception Deck - How to get everybody on the bus

Ten tough questions and exercises you’d be crazy not to do and ask before starting any project.

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The Inception Deck - How to get everybody on the bus

  1. 1. The Inception Deck How to get everybody on the bus October, 2013
  2. 2. Agenda Why are we here? Elevator pitch Product box Not List Meet the neighbors Show solution Up at night Size it up What’s going to give? What’s it going to take?
  3. 3. Why are we here?  Teams make 1000s of decisions and tradeoffs when building software  Want them to make the right ones  To do that they need to be informed  They need to know ‘why’
  4. 4. Elevator Pitch      
  5. 5. <Product Name> - Product Box
  6. 6. NOT List
  7. 7. Meet the neighbors Product Owner Services Team External Stakeholders Core Team Project Sponsors Functional Managers Exec End Users
  8. 8. Meet the neighbors Our customer Stakeholders Core Team
  9. 9. Show the Solution End User
  10. 10. Up at night     
  11. 11. Size it up
  12. 12. What's going to give?
  13. 13. What’s it going to take?
  14. 14. Summary    
  15. 15. Some parting advice       Questions?
  16. 16. Resources    http://agilewarrior.wordpress.com/2010/11/06/the-agile- inception-deck/   http://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/tools

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