Want are User Stories and how do you write them? In this UX tutorial for beginners I show you how!
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In this video I go over what user stories are, how to write them and how to use them to create a product using an agile workflow.
What is a User Story?
It’s a short, simple description of a product feature, told from the perspective of the person who wants that feature or as a potential/existing user of a product or service.
They are used to define the product backlog in an Agile development workflow. The product backlog is a collection of user stories that drives feature development for a product or service.
How do you Write a User Story?
They are composed of 3 parts:
– #1 User persona
– #2 The feature the user requires
– #3 The need satisfied by that feature
Example: As a (user) I want a (feature) so that I can (satisfy a need).
What is an Epic?
An epic is essentially a very big user story which likely includes many other smaller user stories.
Example (Airbnb): I want to find holiday destinations and travel abroad.
Let’s break own this example:
Step 1 : Write our epics
Epic #1 As a user I want to discover new and interesting destinations
Epic #2 As a user I want to book accommodation in a foreign city.
Epic #3 As a user I want to create an experience in a foreign city
Step 2 : Break these epics into smaller stories
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