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The Smaato Blog

The Smaato Blog

Anton Sherstiuk

Anton is Smaato's senior java developer and agile practitioner in the Core Technology team of our mobile advertising platform. Anton's main interests include continuous integration, programming languages and distributed computing environments.

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Agile at Smaato: How to Write a Good User Story

Posted by Anton Sherstiuk on November 23, 2015

Agile is eating the world and user stories are at the heart of it. There's hardly a person in the business of software development who doesn't know the famous Connextra template: "As a <role>, I want <goal/desire> so that <benefit>." Management attitude depicted by this Dilbert comic strip is fading away to oblivion.

User story is a simple concept. It's easy to start writing it and that's one of its strengths. But writing good user stories is a whole different story.

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