User Story Mapping - WHY and HOW, a handson workshop
What is Motivation:
- Share our experience and how we could do things better
- Every time we share, run such a workshop we learn as much as the attendees
- Interest in giving back to the community and sharing
Why this topic is important:
- We believe, ability to effectively story map is a crucial capability for an agile team
- Helps teams learn collaboration, share and prioritise quickly and efficiently
Who is my audience:
- Team members who want to story map, non programmers, any one who wants to build or improve a skill, want to learn about agile
What is the main lesson/knowledge I want to share:
- What is the philosophy behind story mapping, why we do it
- How we can do it effectively
Best Medium to deliver:
- Partly PPT - 15 mins
- Partly workshop - 30 mins
Outline/Structure of the Workshop
We will talk about the philosophy of story mapping through an all you can eat buffet experience and then practice the same through a simple exercise. We would make groups of 4-5 attendees based on the number of people who plan to attend. The teams can come up with a problem, may be something they are working at work - doesn't need to be a technical project and work through how we can story map. As an example we can even take up daily life activities like 'commuting to and from work', 'building a simple e-comm website', 'renting a place' .. it could be just about anything.
We will go through the journey of identifying personas, developing an understanding of the users'/customer's world, deep diving into some of them and prioritising to form an MVP.
We promise it will be fun and we wouldn't need to groan :)
- What is story mapping
- Why we do story mapping and how this is related to agile
- As a beginner or someone who is adopting to Agile how I can do this effectively
- Ability to understand the personas and their influence on the solution, prioritise the user problems to arrive at an MVP and also define delivery cadence
Team members, beginners wanting to learn agile ways of working, teams adopting agile
Prerequisites for Attendees
Come with an open mind to learn something very simple and logical yet something we find difficult to practice
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