User Stories

Can A User Story Be Re-Estimated Durin...

Suppose a user story in the sprint backlog has been estimated to 5 points during the sprint planning session. During the sprint, the particular story is taken up for development, and the team now finds that the story is more complex to develop since additional information is availed which re-describ...

Wed 07 Sep 2016 11:15 AM

By bogi

Adding more stories to keep the develo...

Hi, my name is Joshua and I work as a Scrum Master for a small IT company. I was appointed in place of the SM who left a month ago, and after joining I observed that the team had a habit of adding more stories in the sprint than it can handle. The idea is to ensure that developer don't run out o...

Thu 25 Aug 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

Correct Format Of User Story

Hi, I am new at writing user stories. As per PO’s requirement, I have drafted the following user story for an admin process. Is the story valid as per Scrum? As a Super User I want to prevent myself from disabling unpaid accounts So I can ensure that customer pays the invoice amount Thanks

Fri 19 Aug 2016 11:15 AM

By Ross

Incorrect estimation of a user story i...

Hello, During our sprint planning session we estimated the user stories and created the sprint backlog. Later, we started with the sprint. While the sprint was executing, the DT realised that one of the story was estimated incorrectly - it should have been estimated at 150 while it was erroneous...

Fri 12 Aug 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

Stories cannot be tested in time befor...

We have a great team delivering quality user stories. As per our practice, we test the stories as soon as they get developed. Recently we have added three more team members to our existing team of four as the management wants to plan a quick release of the MVP. The problem we face right now is that ...

Thu 04 Aug 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

Should User Stories In Product Backlog...

The guide says that "The Product Backlog lists all features, functions, requirements, enhancements, and fixes that constitute the changes to be made to the product in future releases" The list can be translated to User Stories, but they don't always have to be, correct? The Product Ba...

Fri 29 Jul 2016 11:15 AM

By ramesh

Up to what level should user stories b...

I want to know up to what level should user stories be ideally broken down? Suppose I have a story that says: "Test XYZ v3.0.0" Here XYZ refers to the application to be tested. If I write down the story using the normal format, it would say: "As an XYZC user, I can have the b...

Mon 18 Jul 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

Product backlog items not defined in t...

Hello, In the organisation I work for, the product owner does not size the PBIs and defines only important backlog items. This creates problems during sprint planning sessions as some of the features are dependent upon other, and some user stories have to be defined during the session to support t...

Tue 12 Jul 2016 11:15 AM

By Mario

What is the official way of breaking d...

I want to know about the "official" way of decomposing epics into user stories. Up to what extent should epics be broken down into user stories?

Tue 05 Jul 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

When is the DoD first applied? During sprint planning or daily scrum?

Hi, I have a question regarding the Definition of Done (DoD). I understand that the DoD is an ...

Wed 07 Sep 2016 11:15 AM

Does Scrum allow a 'backlog refinement meeting'?

Hello All, We work with a large product backlog and have to spend a lot of time in refining it. D...

Wed 07 Sep 2016 11:15 AM

Does the new version of Scrum guide make the development team responsible for grooming?

The new version the Scrum guide states: "Product Backlog refinement is the act of adding detail, es...

Thu 25 Aug 2016 11:15 AM