Which is more important: clear requirements at the start or good collaboration?

I have been struggling with how to improve our development team output lately.  We have managed to get 20% to 40% faster with better quality over the last couple of quarters so I am pretty happy with that.  We have  flip-flopper (er experimented) with better requirements and modeling before a sprint or lighter up-front requirements with more time for collaboration and “OODA Cycles” within a sprint. I asked the team what which we should do more of next, now that we have experience with different approaches that work for us. This is what one of our scrum masters came back … Continue reading Which is more important: clear requirements at the start or good collaboration?