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A prevailing Agile myth is that we don't do design but as I pointed out in a recent class, design should be continuous throughout development. One of my favourite areas of design occurs between defining the acceptance criteria for a story and going to code. It is here that the team needs to do: J ust E nough D esign W ith A ll R equired D evelopers to make sure that we have a shared vision of what it is we are going to build. We call this the JEDWARD stage... ...cue Doris Day, "Oh, the JEDWARD stage is a-rollin' on over the plains..."