Authoring elegant and meaningful agile user stories

Gain the skills needed to write great user stories, epics & themes
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Instructed by Sanjeet Biswas IT & Software / Other
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2016 English

Course Description

This course is designed to teach how to think in terms of user stories; it will enable you to actually write effective user stories as well as epics & themes. The 2+ hours of course material includes real world examples of user stories, epics & themes and it also has quizzes after each lecture to reinforce key concepts.

This is NOT a lightweight course that simply repeats high level ideas that anyone can read online for free - this course has REAL insights on this topic.

What are the requirements?

  • NO software or technical skills needed other than being a user of any desktop or mobile applications such email (Gmail, Yahoo, etc.), OR online e-commerce sites (Amazon, EBay, etc.), OR social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, etc.), OR streaming apps (Netflix, Hulu, etc.), OR any application on your Windows or Mac laptops or desktops

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Write clear, concise & effective user stories
  • Gain a clear understanding of epics & themes
  • Diagnose user stories written by others and determine if they need to be revamped, tweaked or corrected
  • Create user stories for any kind of software application
  • Drive user story adoption through the rest of your organization

What is the target audience?

  • There is NO specific educational background required to follow course material but it would help if you already have a Bachelor’s or currently pursuing a Bachelor’s in ANY of these majors - Business, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Humanities, Engineering, Science, or Liberal Arts programs
  • Following roles will benefit from this course - recent or soon to be graduate who is seeking a career in software development, aspiring or existing Business Analyst, aspiring or existing Product Owner, Agile Practioners such as Scrum Master, Scrum Coach, Release Train Engineer, SAFE Coach, member of agile software development team AND senior management of Agile product development or IT organization

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Main Course
05:00

This lecture will cover instructor bio, course goals, differentiators and target audience.

04:27

This lecture will highlight the reason for writing user stories. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

06:08

This lecture will breakdown the 3 elements of a user story. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

06:51

This lecture will provide more context on the 3 elements of a user story. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

07:29

This lecture will cover a popular template to write a user story. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

17:53

This lecture will go in depth into acceptance criteria. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

06:36

This lecture will breakdown how to identify assumptions & dependencies for a user story. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

17:38

This lecture will go in depth into the 6 guiding principles for writing a user story. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

06:55

Lecture will focus on clarifying the gist of testable principle

06:09

This lecture will highlight 3 additional criteria to keep in mind while writing user stories. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

10:21

This lecture will focus on writing a user story & related information for a login functionality. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

11:47

This lecture will focus on writing a user story & related information for a password reset functionality. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

05:50

This lecture provides clarity on how to use UI mock ups to complement a user story. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

07:16

This lecture will cover the different ways to avoid writing improper user stories. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

12:48

This lecture will breakdown epics & themes with examples. Quiz is included at the end of this video.

00:51

A quick word from course instructor.

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Instructor Biography

Sanjeet Biswas, Technologist & Software Product Delivery Expert

I am a software product delivery consultant. Over the course of the last several years, I have enabled several large global IT organizations to adopt Agile SCRUM based software development practice. My profession allows me to combine both of my passions - technology & building teams to bring great products to users and customers

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