I just blogged about how to “Set your sights on the next Milestone with an Idea Board over at the Pivotal Labs blog.
THE IDEA BOARD TECHNIQUE
A typical Agile Inception ends with a fully fleshed-out backlog for the next few iterations, and some farther-off, coarse-grained, Epic-level ideas written on index cards. What to do with them? Some teams clip them together in a deck of cards that gathers dust and is rarely seen again. I prefer to externalize them on a foamcore board in a riff on a technique Thoughtworks calls an “Idea Board” or “Idea Backlog”…
Check it out, and let me know what you think in the comments!