Is your prioritised backlog focusing in on ‘refactoring’?

Here’s something Ron Jefferies just put together about refactoring that might help.

Refactoring — Not on the backlog! There has recently been a lot of noise about putting refactoring “stories” on the backlog. This is invariably an inferior idea. Here’s why…

This article illustrate a non-optional requirement for lasting agile progress. A focus on production ready deliverables with a high trust in developers and their ability to design, develop and deploy.

Big fan.