Everyone knows about the Big List.
The Top 10 Most Requested Features by Customers.
The Top 5 Biggest Pain Points in our Software.
The 7 Bugs that keep recurring.
The 9 Test Cases that always Fail.
The 4 Requirements that must be part of every story.
Pick your list, but it’s a list, it might be big because of how many things are on it or big because of how important they are. Whatever the reason, it’s a big list, an important list.
The hard part is getting everyone aligned to the list so we are all moving in the same direction – all on the same page with what the most pressing issues are – so when we do move forward, there is no confusion.