Why we don’t like EPICS for agile teams | Humanizing Work Show | MailbagPeter and Richard mentioned in an earlier episode that they’re not fans of epics for agile teams and product owners. In this episode, they explain why and what to do instead.
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Epics tend to be like scope magnets–they go around attracting potentially related things. So instead of being clear, tight descriptions of user value, they become thematic. This makes them simultaneously too large and too small to be useful in a hierarchical backlog.
We mentioned in an earlier episode that we’re not fans of epics for agile teams and product owners. In this episode, we explain why and what to do instead.