Information Products

An Information Product is an approach to describe a subset of data, analytical and visualisation requirements in a way that the business stakeholders can agree what they will get and the team can understand and deliver it in small iterations.

Information Product

Information Product FAQ

Does an Information Product have to be delivered in a single iteration? No. If you are using a time box pattern for your iterations, aka a Scrum centric approach, I have found that three week time-boxed iterations seem to work best for a team when they are starting...

The concept of a Information Product

An Information Product is an approach to describe a subset of data, analytical and visualisation requirements in a way that the business stakeholders can agree what they will get and the team can understand and deliver it in small iterations. I often articulate...

Information Product Canvas and Brief

The Information Product Canvas and the Information Product Brief are templates we use to document and share the definition of an Information Product. They are designed to provide a common and shared language which enables the Information Product boundaries to be...

Information Product Canvas Areas

The information Product Canvas is divided into 11 areas, each is designed to articulate a subset of the information requirements in a way that we can quickly capture these requirements and we can articulate them using a shared language. The areas can be grouped into 3...

When to create or iterate a Information Product canvas

Like a lot of artefacts you create and update as part of your AgileData WOW, the Information Product canvas and brief is updated multiple times as you progress through the delivery process. Each time more detail is added as you discover and document it. There are five...

Information Products relationship to data and code

One of the questions about Information Products I get asked a lot, is what is the relationship between an Information Product and the data or the code it relies on? DORO — Define Once, Reuse Often When we start working in the data domain we should be aware that data...

Information Product Anti-Patterns

An anti-pattern is a common response to a problem that looks like a great idea but usually ends up making things worse. An anti-pattern doesn't mean it will also fail, but it does mean it is higher risk and so you should be cautious when using it.  Some examples of...