Chapter 6. User Stories

In this chapter you'll provide a facility for defining user stories, which is a handy technique for capturing the functionality of the project. I'll first explain what user stories are and then show you how to create a SharePoint list to store them.

Defining User Stories

In agile development, a user story is used to describe a piece of the system. It may be thought of as a specific feature that should be implemented or a particular interaction that needs to occur. The approach is to divide the entire project into a set of user stories. If you were building a house, for example, the list of user stories might look something like this:

  • Pour footings.

  • Lay the foundation.

  • Frame the first floor.

  • Frame the second floor.

  • Rough-in the ...

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