Common Alternatives

Learn about some common alternatives related to WSJF and using the money for the cost of delay.

A common alternative to WSJF sequencing that’s much worse

Sub-optimal sequencing based on cost of delay is common, even though WSJF is a demonstrably better way to sequence delivery. An even worse delivery order—and a common one—is to level-load all four features on a budgeting cycle, beginning all four features at the beginning of the cycle and not delivering any of them until the end of the cycle:

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