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    • 09May
      INVEST Guidelines – Testable Criteria
      Posted By Brain Concert

      INVEST Guidelines – Testable Criteria

      In this sixth and final article, it is analyzed the meaning of T from INVEST mnemonic: Testable. When discussing this aspect, usually it comes down to analyze the acceptance criteria defined. This user story cannot be considered "Done" unless the…

    • 08May
      INVEST Guidelines – Small Criteria
      Posted By Brain Concert

      INVEST Guidelines – Small Criteria

      In this fifth article, it is analyzed the meaning of S from INVEST mnemonic: Small. High quality user stories are small or sized appropriately. Stories represented up to few days of work (or few story points depending how the estimations is done)…

    • 05May
      INVEST Guidelines – Valuable Criteria
      Posted By Brain Concert

      INVEST Guidelines – Valuable Criteria

      In this third article, it is analyzed the meaning of V from INVEST mnemonic: Valuable. A good user story must define something that is of value to the end user. This could include a feature, performance requirement, or something the user has asked…

    • 04May
      INVEST Guidelines – Negotiable Criteria
      Posted By Brain Concert

      INVEST Guidelines – Negotiable Criteria

      In this second article, it is analyzed the meaning of N from INVEST mnemonic: Negotiable. According to the guidelines, a good user story should capture the essence of the customers’ requirements. It's not an explicit contract with all the…

    • 03May
      INVEST Guidelines – Independent User Stories
      Posted By Brain Concert

      INVEST Guidelines – Independent User Stories

         INVEST Guidelines are a set of recommendations, put together by Bill Wake (see original article here), to evaluate good quality user stories (or more general, Product Backlog Items). Each of the letter from INVEST mnemonic refers to a…

    • 02May
      INVEST Guidelines – Estimable Criteria
      Posted By Brain Concert

      INVEST Guidelines – Estimable Criteria

         In this fourth article, it is analyzed the meaning of E from INVEST mnemonic: Estimable. A high-quality user story must be estimable. Usually in Agile, estimation is a relative one; relative to the rest of the user stories in the…