Why the need for a concept phase? Scrum focuses on the delivery of (software) projects. Naturally it doesn’t take into account phases leading up to the point where we start building the requirements. In this article we briefly look at the phases that prepare value- and delivery teams for building and delivering software.
Concept phase The input to the concept phase deals with a new idea or need for change. A journey of discovery into what it is that the potential idea or product can do for our business embarks. The discoveries here are translated into desired outcomes. These are typically our acceptance criteria for the project.