Think Differently About User Stories
Everything you learned about User Stories in your Scrum classes will be challenged in this talk, given by Jeff Patton during the “Much Ado about Agile V” conference in Vancouver, BC, Nov 1-4, 2010. “User Stories really stink,” says Jeff. They are a pain and there’s a lot of discussion about what they are, aren’t, should be, shouldn’t be, etc. Jeff shares his views, experience and ideas about how to use
Jeff Patton & Associates has designed a fast-paced, high energy event for Product Teams
If a typical course is like learning to swim from a powerpoint deck, our 5-day immersion is like being thrown into the deep end of the pool. But, don’t worry. We’re here with water wings and some good coaching to keep you from drowning. 778
I wrote a book. This is my friend Liya holding her copy. I’m not nearly as pretty. It’s About User Story Mapping I’m known for coining the term “story mapping,” and the book is about that. I may have been lucky enough to coin a sticky term, but the term describes a way of work with product design that I’ve seen lots of smart
Product Design Documents
Product design documents are like vacation photos. They help the people that were there relive and recall details, but fail to give people who weren’t there the same amount or quality of information. Effective teams know how to collaborate for shared understanding. In this talk, Jeff shows how Agile stories and story mapping help everyone on the team work together to understand the problem space and design and validate products more effectively.