Tag: user stories

Decision Tables as Acceptance Criteria?

Decision Tables as Acceptance Criteria? ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Lately, I’ve been working on an Agile project where all the requirements are written in the user story and acceptance criteria format. The acceptance criteria on this project are really the meat and potatoes of the requirements. They tell the developers what to develop and how the system should act in given circumstances. So it […]

Agile User Stories – A Promise for a Conversation

Agile User Stories – A Promise for a Conversation ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

One thing I like most about being a Product Owner is that I get to engage with many different types of people on a day-to-day basis. As a Product Owner who is part of a Scrum team, I especially enjoy building relationships with the rest of my team members. As we all get to know […]

Sprint Carry-Over: An Agile Team’s Dirty Little Secret

Sprint Carry-Over: An Agile Team’s Dirty Little Secret ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

What does “Done” mean, really? Working on an Agile project is really an exercise in honesty and self-reflection; if your team can’t predictably complete its work, can’t progress through each of its sprints; it’s safe to assume each of your team’s releases will be equally unpredictable. And here lies the crux of an Agile team’s […]

A (Failed) Humorous Attempt: How to Write the Imperfect User Story

A (Failed) Humorous Attempt: How to Write the Imperfect User Story ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

As a User Story, I should not have an actor for my user story. I’m not too certain if a user story is still a user story if the story…lacks a user. As a User Story, I must use systems as my actor. Hey! Systems can be actors too! The only issue is…how do you […]

Top 10 User Acceptance Testing Preparation Tips

Top 10 User Acceptance Testing Preparation Tips ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

If you are a Product Manager or Business Analyst in charge of managing users through User Acceptance Testing (UAT), here are the top 10 things to do to prepare: Formal scripts – prepare formal scripts for the business users to run. If you can re-use any of QA’s scripts, all the better. At a minimum, […]

4 Tips for Business Users Helping to Write User Stories

4 Tips for Business Users Helping to Write User Stories ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

I got a question at the IIBA chapter meeting in San Antonio: Can your business users write user stories? In theory, yes. In practice, maybe! If you have users who want to help, then by all means, let’s take advantage of that. But here are my suggestions to make that a successful process: Be ready […]