3 bucket technique is a very simple technique to put requirements into 3 buckets. The 3 buckets are:


1. Green bucket – Items in scope

2. Yellow bucket – Items about which it is not clear whether they are in scope or not

3. Red bucket – Items out of scope


3 bucket diagram




Simple visual technique.





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