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Agile Requirements with User Story Mapping

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A 2 hour presentation of Jeff Patton's concept User Story Mapping, which helps agile projects to sort out the requirements and greatly enhances the user understanding and user experience.

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Agile Requirements with User Story Mapping

  1. 1. Andreas Hägglund I run projects and make organizations more efficient Agile Requirements with User Story Mapping 11K slideshare.net/andreashagglund @ahab1972 andreashagglund
  2. 2. Questions are more important than Answers “The mere formulation of a problem is often far more essential than its solution which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.” 11K
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  4. 4. What is Agile? Well... Agile is not Happy Hacking It’s not unorganized It’s not unstructured It’s not unplanned It’s not undocumented It’s not undisciplined Fact is – It’s extremely disciplined 11K
  5. 5. The Agile Onion Agile Goal (1) Agile Values (4) Agile Principles (12) Agile Methods (40+) Agile Techniques (200+) 11K
  6. 6. The Agile Onion Agile Goal (1) Agile Values (4) Agile Principles (12) Agile Methods (40+) Agile Techniques (200+) 11K - User stories - User story mapping
  7. 7. The Agile Manifesto Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Responding to change over following a plan 11K
  8. 8. Agile is about hitting a moving (business) target 11K
  9. 9. What is the number 1 problem? Why can’t you unders 11K
  10. 10. Communication in real life 11K
  11. 11. “At the end of the day, your job isn’t to execute a plan or get the requirements right— your job is to change the world” 11K
  12. 12. What is a User Story? Card 11K
  13. 13. What is a User Story? Conversation Card 11K
  14. 14. What is a User Story? Conversation Confirmation Card 11K
  15. 15. Process for writing user stories Write Talk 11K
  16. 16. Process for writing user stories Write Talk Traditional Process for writing rqt Talk Write 11K
  17. 17. Process for writing user stories Write Talk Traditional Process for writing rqt Talk Write ”A Story is a promise of a conversation” 11K
  18. 18. The Card has 3 Parts 1. Stakeholder 2. Goal 3. Reason The real goal of using stories is shared understanding. 11K
  19. 19. As a Book Lover I want to Search for books by my favorite writer so that I easily find new things to read Example of Card 11K
  20. 20. Topics for conversations As a Book Lover I want to Search for books by my favorite writer so that I easily find new things to read 11K
  21. 21. Topics for conversations As a Book Lover I want to Search for books by my favorite writer so that I easily find new things to read When, How fast, how often, how easy, what if no favorite, what if no books, what if power failure, what if... 11K
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  23. 23. Thinking pattern Let’s see... Hmmm, who wants to print a receipt? And why? Can it be so that (s)he can remember the price afterwards? Or is it maybe to claim warranty? 11K
  24. 24. Templates As ”X” I want ”Y” so that ”Z” As ”X” I want ”Y” By having ”Y” I get ”Z” as ”X” Main Job To Be Done (JTBD) “Stories get their name from how they should be used, not what should be written.” 11K
  25. 25. User Story Dangers Lose sight of the big picture Hard to tell when you’ll be done Not enough details 11K
  26. 26. It’s creative work Image courtesy of Ben Orlin 11K
  27. 27. Story mapping work process • Frame the opportunity • Tell the story of the product (user steps) from left-to-right • Go back and talk about the details of each step. • Write those details down on post-its and place them vertically under each step. 11K
  28. 28. Framing the opportunity What is the “big idea”? Who are the people/companies that will pay for the product? Who are the real life users at the customer site? What problem are we solving for the customer companies? For the users? What benefit will we provide to them? What will we get if we’re successful? 11K
  29. 29. What is a story map “User Story Mapping is about having a good old-fashioned conversation and then organizing it in the form of a map” – Jeff Patton 11K
  30. 30. What is a story map User step 1 11K
  31. 31. What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 11K
  32. 32. What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Time/Sequence 11K
  33. 33. What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Details User story 5 Details User story 4 11K
  34. 34. What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Details User story 5 Details User story 4 ”Scope doesn’t creep; understanding grows.” 11K
  35. 35. What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Details User story 5 Details User story 4 Priority “There’s always more to build than we have time or resources to build—always.” 11K
  36. 36. Details User story 12 Details User story 13 Details User story 8 Details User story 2 What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Details User story 5 Details User story 4 Details User story 3 Details User story 9 Details User story 10 Details User story 16 Details User story 15 Details User story 14 11K
  37. 37. Details User story 12 Details User story 13 Details User story 8 Details User story 2 What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Details User story 5 Details User story 4 Details User story 3 Details User story 9 Details User story 10 Details User story 16 Details User story 15 Details User story 14Risk 11K
  38. 38. Details User story 12 Details User story 13 Details User story 8 Details User story 2 What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Details User story 5 Details User story 4 Details User story 3 Details User story 9 Details User story 10 Details User story 16 Details User story 15 Details User story 14Risk 11K
  39. 39. Details User story 12 Details User story 13 Details User story 8 Details User story 2 What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Details User story 5 Details User story 4Risk Details User story 3 Details User story 9 Details User story 10 Details User story 16 Details User story 15 Details User story 141st release 11K
  40. 40. Details User story 12 Details User story 13 Details User story 8 Details User story 2 What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Details User story 5 Details User story 4Risk Details User story 3 Details User story 9 Details User story 10 Details User story 16 Details User story 15 Details User story 141st release 2nd release “Every release should be a learning experiment” 11K
  41. 41. Details User story 12 Details User story 13 Details User story 8 Details User story 2 What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Details User story 5 Details User story 4Risk Details User story 3 Details User story 9 Details User story 10 Details User story 16 Details User story 15 Details User story 14 11K
  42. 42. Details User story 12 Details User story 13 Details User story 8 Details User story 2 What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Details User story 5 Details User story 4Risk Details User story 3 Details User story 9 Details User story 10 Details User story 16 Details User story 15 Details User story 14 Personas 11K
  43. 43. Details User story 12 Details User story 13 Details User story 8 Details User story 2 What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Details User story 5 Details User story 4Risk Details User story 3 Details User story 9 Details User story 10 Details User story 16 Details User story 15 Details User story 14 Persona Persona PersonaPersona 11K
  44. 44. Details User story 12 Details User story 13 Details User story 7 Details User story 8 Details User story 2 Details User story 1 What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Risk Details User story 5 Details User story 4Risk Details User story 3 Details User story 9 Details User story 10 Details User story 16 Details User story 15 Details User story 14 Details User story 11 Persona Persona PersonaPersona 11K
  45. 45. Details User story 12 Details User story 13 Details User story 7 Details User story 8 Details User story 2 Details User story 1 What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Risk Details User story 5 Details User story 4Risk Details User story 3 Details User story 9 Details User story 10 Details User story 16 Details User story 15 Details User story 14 Details User story 11 Persona Persona PersonaPersona Experiments/MVPs 11K
  46. 46. MVP The minimum viable product is the smallest product release that successfully achieves its desired outcomes. A minimal viable product is also the smallest thing you could create or do to prove or disprove an assumption. All assumptions Entire Product 11K
  47. 47. Details User story 12 Details User story 13 Details User story 7 Details User story 8 Details User story 2 Details User story 1 What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Risk Details User story 5 Details User story 4Risk Details User story 3 Details User story 9 Details User story 10 Details User story 16 Details User story 15 Details User story 14 Details User story 11 GoalGoalGoalGoal GoalGoal Goal Persona Persona PersonaPersona 11K
  48. 48. Details User story 12 Details User story 13 Details User story 7 Details User story 8 Details User story 2 Details User story 1 What is a story map User step 1 User step 2 User step 3 User step 4 User step 5 User step 6 Details User story 6 Risk Details User story 5 Details User story 4Risk Details User story 3 Details User story 9 Details User story 10 Details User story 16 Details User story 15 Details User story 14 Details User story 11 GoalGoalGoalGoal GoalGoal Goal Persona Persona PersonaPersona 11K
  49. 49. Story mapping keeps us focused on users and their experience, and the result is a better conversation, and ultimately a better product. 11K
  50. 50. Always remember: “At the end of the day, your job isn’t to execute a plan or get the requirements right — your job is to change the world” 11K
  51. 51. Let’s go to the Seychelles... 11K
  52. 52. Write post-its to visualize your thinking, making it possible to question and remember 11K
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  54. 54. Retrospect Was it difficult? What problems did you get? What’s your biggest take away? Was it fun? 11K
  55. 55. Some Suggested Reading on Agile http://buff.ly/1Q9lnHy 11K
  56. 56. Agile Middle East • Community Organization promoting Lean and Agile Development Practices in the Middle East • Members from Saudi, UAE, Turkey, Egypt, Lebanon and more • Organizes Agile ME Summit on March 19 11K
  57. 57. Agile ME Summit 2016 http://2016.meagile.com/ 11K
  58. 58. Agile Middle East info@meagile.com https://agilemiddleeast.org/ Contact Information https://www.facebook.com/AgileMiddleEast https://twitter.com/MEAgile https://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=8133203 11K
  59. 59. Andreas Hägglund ah@11k.se I run projects and make organizations more efficient andreashagglund @ahab1972 slideshare.net/andreashagglund www.kravanalys.se www.systemvaruhuset.se 11K
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