SCRUM Planning - User Stories

Scrum is an iterative incremental framework for managing complex work (such as new product development) commonly used with agile software development.

In Scrum, work is expressed as user stories. A team may write its user stories in a number of ways as long as they are written from the perspective of the end user. Put another way, team members are encouraged to think of their work from the perspective of who will use it (hence “user” story).

In summary, user stories document requirements with particular attention to the end user’s point of view.

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This template is a little more structured than the traditional way of stating user stories ("As a [end user role], I want [the desire] so that [the rationale]").

Using this template, the team will have to think about a title, a mission to accomplish, the success conditions, and the expected (tangible) deliverables.

The template can also be used to break down the story in smaller steps during the sprint planning.

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Very Nice

Our team is starting to embrace SCRUM and these documents will help lay things out in a nice manner. Thank you very much!


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