The Role of Discovery Epics and Spikes in Agile Software Development

Luke Pivac
Agile | Adapt
Published in
3 min readApr 20, 2024

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Spikes are to user stories, as discoveries are to epics.

In the world of software development, Agile stands out for its flexibility, iterative approach, and focus on collaboration and customer feedback.

Spikes and Discoveries can be powerful methods for Agile Planning

Two key concepts within Agile are ‘Discovery Epics’ and…

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Luke Pivac
Agile | Adapt

An experienced delivery leader - helping teams succeed by using an adaptive-mindset. Thought-leader and published author. PSM-1, MSP5, ICP-ATF, ICP-APM, ICP-DAS