Great User stories enable teams to provide solutions that are right for customers and business stakeholders. Focusing on end users helps us to create outcomes that users need and want. We'll teach you how to get started with great user stories and how to estimate your work to give your stakeholders visibility of expected delivery.
During this one-day activity-based training course participants will get hands on experience of writing user stories, estimating, splitting stories and how to prioritise.
Many teams already work with user stories but don't have the techniques and learning to truly engage with them. Attending this course will give participants the tools to understand and work with user stories in a more meaningful way. Your organisation will benefit from right sized solutions that deliver against business goals and customer needs.
What is a user story
Why user stories
What is an Epic
The user story template broken down
User stories in the project lifecycle
User story writing exercise
How to estimate
Using sizing to plan
User story splitting
Why make stories smaller
Story splitting activities
At the conclusion of this course you'll have a good understanding of:
When to use user stories
How to express user needs via user stories
How to estimate the relative size of a user story
How split large stories
Techniques for creating a product backlog
Product Owners, Business Analysts, Agile team members
Anyone who is interested in enabling teams to deliver the right thing
A working understanding of the practices and language associated with Agile practices, ideally participants will have attended an Agile introductory course.
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