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My User Stories Aren’t Long Enough… Except When They Are Too Long

Product managers/owners often hear from our software development team that all of our user stories are too short, insufficient, skimpy, lacking detail. Except when we hear that all of our user stories are long-winded, verbose, overspecifying how instead of what. What’s really happening?

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Getting Well Written Requirements from Business Analysts

A lot has been said and written about user stories and their role in an agile context. But what are people actually writing as user stories? It doesn’t matter if you are agile or traditional in your approach, poorly written requirements are one of the major causes of project failure. This is where the Business […]

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The A.A.R.T. of Writing User Stories

Current user stories used to manage Agile requirements can be improved by clearly identifying, linking, and tracking Actors, Action, Results, and Tests. (A.A.R.T).

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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, […]

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From Value to Solutions in Agile

Agile uses mostly user stories to capture requirements. In his blog post, Jean-Jacques Dubray explains that there is a problem with user stories because they tend to focus on the solution and not on the problem definition.

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The User Stories Iceberg

This short video presents the Mike Cohn’s Iceberg Analogy for User stories. It discusses User Stories and the Backlog, how you can perform grooming and rightsizing and how you should establish a grooming cadence for sprint, release and roadmap.

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