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New post up on the @pivotallabs blog: Be Good to Your Devs, Write User Stories That Are Easy To Understand.

New post up on the @pivotallabs blog: Be Good to Your Devs, Write User Stories That Are Easy To Understand.

Product Teams Spends Lots of Time With User Stories As a Product Manager (PM) on an agile team, you have two primary means of communicating with your team members: face to face conversation and user stories. You’re going to write tons of user stories and your developers are going to pick up tons of stories. You might know from your own experience that it can take some time to learn how to write good user stories. You probably also know that even small improvements to the format and the content of your user stories can bump up your team efficiency and happiness significantly over time. Following the INVEST framework and using a good story schema will take you far. However, there are a couple of things you can do that can take your story writing skills even farther. The Best User Stories Can Be Started Immediately A good user story accomplishes 3 things: It defines its scope...

Full article: http://pivotallabs.com/write-user-stories-that-are-easy-t...

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