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About this class
Did you realize how difficult is to visualize the product as a whole when working with a typical Flat Product Backlog?
A solution is User Story Mapping. A user story map is a simple idea, is about arranging user stories into a helpful shape. User Story mapping is used by top companies of any industry to visualize goals with activities and agree fast on how to achieve them with minimum versions of the product.
This workshop will guide you step by step with a realistic example that you can also follow with your own project.
If you have no knowledge about User stories, don't worry, we will start by writing user stories, apply formats for acceptance criteria, understand the different sizes of user stories, and split the stories to the right size using proven techniques and approaches. You will see many examples of how to apply these techniques.
What you will learn?
Why the Product backlog is perishable
What are User Stories?
Different Sizes of User Stories
What is the Acceptance criteria?
Formats to write the Acceptance Criteria
Split User Stories with Divide and conquer technique
Create good User Stories based on INVEST.
Guidelines to Split stories
Split User Stories with SPIDR approach
Definition of Ready
User Story Mapping:
Flat Product Backlog vs. User Story Mapping
User Story Mapping, goals, activities, cards
Adding Personas to User Story Mapping
Prioritize with Story Mapping
Define MVP and Releases
What you will you create?
In this workshop, you will create a complete User Story Mapping for a realistic example, for your own project, or both.
The Product Vision
The Product elevator pitch
Write User stories, split them, and write acceptance criteria
Create the definition of Ready for your team using a template
A Product Backlog
A complete refined User Story Mapping with goals, activities, users, and cards.
Define the MVP for your product and releases
This course is specifically for:
People familiar with Agile, Scrum, and User Stories who want to improve and learn new techniques
People that have problems organizing the Product Backlog and planning releases and roadmaps
People that like a activities and workshop style
Business people, managers that want to learn how Agile would help them
Product Owners, Product Managers, Leaders, Designers, UX, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches.
Developers, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Solution Architects, Enterprise Architects, Data Base Administrators, and basically anyone interested in learning more about Agile.
This course is not suitable for:
People with no knowledge of Scrum, Agile. Please start with my course: Agile & Scrum in Depth: Guide, Simulation and Best Practices
People who want a method to write detailed requirements and comprehensive documentation. This technique is more about talking than writing.
People that want to take certifications.
Why taking the class? What you will gain?
Skills for creating, splitting, and managing great user stories.
Become more effective in planning your sprints, roadmaps and interact with stakeholders and developers.
Skills to create User Story mapping.
Tips to facilitate a User Story Mapping Session.
A Story Mapping for your own Products.
Interaction and exposure for using one of the best tools.
This class can always be improved, so if you have any topic that you would like to know more, please let me know so I can see to include it in this class or in future courses.
What are you waiting? Start this course now
Hi, my name is Ignacio.
I led, coached, led, and managed Agile projects and scrum teams since 2005 for customers all over the world.
During my career of intensive learning, I got many scrum certifications including Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Master, Professional Product Owner, and Certified Agile Leadership which are very difficult to achieve.
I worked 15 years as a Professor for Agile Methodologies and Systems design.
I love to teach Agile and Scrum and I designed a lot of hours of training that I am bringing online. I prefer to teach with games and activities that can simulate the real world.
I trained hundreds of students in Agile that became top professionals in the industry.
Teaching what I learned in my 20 years of experience allows the students to gain realistic learning that they can apply at work.
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