Tags:product backlog item
  • 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…