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Splitting User Stories: Does The Big Story Satisfy INVEST?

As our pet project me and my product management mates decided to improve the way we write user stories at Y Soft R&D department. The biggest challenge is not to find what to do, as we are quite sure about that. The biggest challenge for us is to split to epic to user story in […]

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Stakeholders and Qualities in User Stories

User Stories seem to be my favourite topic these days… …the idea behind this post started with seemingly innocent user story, like this: I, as an End User, want to authenticate by PIN at the MFD, so that my documents are secure. Today, I want to focus on one particular thing and that is stakeholder […]

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User Stories and Quality

In my previous post, I started elaboration of a simple user story about Embedded Terminal Application deployment. There we have focused on the middle part of the user story about what the Administrator (the actor) wants. At the end, I have started elaboration of the last part, i.e. what is the benefit or better to say, […]

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User Stories and Unintentional Design

User Stories, Epics, Themes, Agile Use Cases, Behaviors… whatever helps us capture user motivation, need and the benefit is useful and an improvement over bloated analyses and specifications which (and many developers do not notice that) just steal creativity out of our work. I am not going to write another post about the benefits of […]