User Stories - Size Does Matter

No matter what team I’m a part of or what meeting I’m in, the topic of smaller user stories is regularly broached. The reason? Because it is really important. At the same time, smallerizing stories can be quite challenging. However, as challenging as it can be, it is well worth the effort. Here are some reasons why I think it is beneficial to create small user stories.

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Being Flexible with Agile

After being involved with many Agile teams across a wide range of organizations - one thing is certain: each group will have their own style and flavor. No organization - whether a startup or Fortune 50 company - or team - distributed or collocated - will be the same. And in my opinion, that is a positive thing that adds value - not only to that specific situation, but to the Agile community... Read Full Post