[14 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]
User Stories for Both Requirements and Testing

User stories are a technique taken from the agile development playbook that can easily be applied in traditional systems development and maintenance. User stories help you document needs in a structured way, from the users’ perspective. They’re a good basis for test cases, so as to support integrated requirements management and testing. In this article, you’ll find concrete advice based on our own experiences developing the requirements and testing tool ReQtest for how you can make user stories the basis for requirements management and testing.

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