Chapter 6

Developer Stories for Data Integration

Why are user stories too coarse for planning data integration projects?

What techniques can we use to discover our project’s “developer stories?”

How can we tell if we have a good developer story?

After amassing an initial project backlog of user stories, as presented in the prior chapter, data warehousing teams with a significant amount of data integration work will still not have a list of work items that fit nicely into the small time-boxed development iterations of Scrum. One further level of decomposition between Scrum’s user story and development tasks is necessary. Calling this intermediate requirements device a “developer story” indicates its conceptual position halfway between a user ...

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