The Ideal Bite Size - Slicing User Stories
The transition of Waterfall to Agile methodologies is never easy. The Waterfall approach consisted of these documents as a way to analyze the User needs: BRD (Business Requirement Documents), FRSs (Functional Requirement Specifications), SRS (Software Requirement Specifications), PRDs (Product Requirement Documents), etc. After the initial agreements, the development starts. In Scrum, the most important artifact to map User needs is the User Story. However, sometimes, the User Story is too big or too small or too abstract or never ending. This often lands the teams in difficult situations. So, it is very crucial to Identify the Ideal Bite Size -- to identify the ideal size of our User Stories, yet keeping these Effective!
Outline/Structure of the Workshop
Introduction of Stories / Importance of being Short and Effective
Quick Recap of INVEST / 3 Cs model of Stories
Slicing techniques with Activities
MOSCOW / KANO – User needs
CYNEFIN Framework – Measure of disorder
Dividing the Stories into Workflow steps
Create Stories for Happy Path first
Keeping UI simpler and then add frills and thrills
Improve Performance in iterations
Starting with Minimal Data
Confining within Acceptance Criteria
Divide by User Personas
SPIKE for Research Stories
Horizontal Vs Vertical Slicing
Split by Operations (CRUD)
Split by Platforms
This workshop will help the audience to understand the fine prints to slice big requirements into 'effective' and 'deliverable' user stories.
Product Owners, Agile coaches, Scrum masters, project managers
schedule Submitted 5 years ago
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