One of the common confusion around agile requirements is concerning the difference between Acceptance Criteria and Definition of Done. In this post I highlight the differences, and suggest a few practical ways of understanding and expanding your Definition of Done.
In a subsequent post I will address Acceptance Criteria.
The Dry Definition
Definition of Done are the terms which define what must and should (or must not and should not) be performed in order to declare a single requirement as complete. As such, the Definition of Done is a kind of a governing contract between the team and the product owner, reflecting the current standards of work that the team - developers and product owner.Add a comment