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Writing and Splitting User Stories

  • 1/2-day session Duration
  • MDV5013 Course Code

The overall goal of the course is to provide participants with the knowledge to write valuable user stories with acceptance criteria and to prioritize and size the stories. Participants will also discover how to split stories so that they can be completed in one iteration or sprint.

Who should attend

Individuals who will benefit from this workshop include members and leaders of agile teams, especially those involved in writing user stories.

Course Objectives
  • Identify the hierarchy of the product backlog from vision to epics, features, stories, and tasks.
  • Experience writing and splitting stories with measurable acceptance criteria.
  • Recognize the importance of a Definition of Done (DoD) and Definition of Ready (DoR).
Course Outline
Getting Started
  • Introduction
  • Workshop Orientation
  • Expectations

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