A backlog (to-do-list) is a list of (often prioritized) uncompleted work items (deliverables), or (drivers) that need to be addressed.
- Prioritize Backlogs
Order all uncompleted work items with the most important items first, then pull work items from the top whenever there is new capacity.
- Visualize Work
Maintain a system that allows all stakeholders to review the state of all work items currently pending, in progress or complete.
- Pull-System For Work
People pull in new work items when they have capacity (instead of having work pushed or assigned to them).
- Limit Work in Progress
Limit the number of work items in any stage of your work process.
- Timebox Activities
Set a time constraint to stay focused, bring consciousness to the time you have and how you use it.
- Align Flow
In support of continuous flow of value, move decision making close to where value is created, and align the flow of information accordingly.
A person fulfilling the role of a coordinator is accountable for coordinating a domain's operations and is selected for a limited term.