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Elevate your Agile game with our transformative online course, "User Stories and Enablers" This is not just another course—it's your roadmap to crafting compelling, clear, and actionable user stories and enablers, all while sidestepping common pitfalls that can derail your projects.


  • Date: 05/11/2023 08:30 - 06/11/2023 17:30
  • Location Online Event

Description

📅 Workshop 4 : User stories and Enablers


08:30 - 09:00 - Registration and Welcome Coffee
Morning gathering and an overview of the day's objectives.

09:00 - 09:45 - Addressing Vague Descriptions
Discussion on the common problem of vague user stories and enablers and how a structured "Definition of Ready" can resolve this issue.

10:00 - 10:45 - Missing or Unclear Acceptance Criteria
Learn how to employ a structured template to set clear acceptance criteria for each item to streamline the validation process.

11:00 - 11:30 - Morning Coffee Break
A brief pause for refreshments and informal discussions.

11:30 - 12:15 - Navigating Priority Conflicts
Engage in a joint prioritization session to balance user stories and enablers, considering both functional and operational requirements.


12:30 - 13:30 - Lunch Break
An hour to relax, network, and reenergize for the afternoon sessions.

13:45 - 14:30 - Dealing with Size and Complexity
Discover techniques for breaking down large or complex user stories and enablers into manageable tasks that can fit within a single sprint.

14:45 - 15:00 - Afternoon Coffee Break
A moment to rejuvenate before the final segments of the workshop.

15:00 - 15:30 - Clarifying Roles and Responsibilities
Discuss strategies for clearly allocating responsibilities for each user story and enabler to avoid ambiguity.

15:30 - 16:00 - Ensuring Continuous Validation
Emphasize the importance of regular sprint reviews and stakeholder validation to ensure the added value of both user stories and enablers.

16:15 - 16:45 - Technical Debt and Maintenance
Explore the necessity of allocating time for technical enablers like refactoring and technical research to avoid accumulating technical debt.

17:00 - 17:30 :Concluding Remarks and Q&A
A wrap-up of the day’s insights and next steps, followed by a question and answer session.