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User Story Training Details
In this one-day hands-on workshop, you will practice writing User Stories and learn techniques for prioritization and estimation to manage a Product Backlog or Story List. This can be done using class case studies or with product ideas from the class participants.
User Stories are a modern approach to representing requirements for successful product development and planning. Through hands-on exercises, this workshop will explore what a User Story is and how to effectively create them.
Audience: This course is valuable for business analysts, project managers, product managers, and product owners.
User Story Fundamentals - Why? - A history of requirements capture - User Stories vs other techniques
Writing User Stories - 3 C’s (Card, Conversation, Confirmation) - What can/cannot be a Story? - Popular User Story templates - Common mistakes
Facilitating a User Story Workshop - What? Why? Who? When? - Workshop facilitation tips and tricks
Ordering User Stories - Measuring Value, Risk, and Cost - Dependencies between User Stories - Techniques for ordering in groups
Getting to “Done” - Acceptance Criteria tips & templates - Definition of “Done”
Splitting User Stories - How? When?
Testing User Stories - When? Who? - Types of tests - Automation
Estimating User Stories - Techniques for estimation - Release planning
Maintaining a Product Backlog or Story List - Refinement - Definition of ‘Ready’ - Story Mapping
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