Stories are about why not what or how

Stories are about why not what or how

December 1, 2010 Off By Requirements Management

Quite popular is the “As a, I want, So that” story format. While I have seen teams do well with this format, I think it can be radically improved with a minor change. I prefer to see “So that, as a, I want” story format. My reasoning is quite simple; the emphasis is incorrect in the common user story format.