LinkedIn principal author Doug Winnie describes how to take product features and create user stories with your team. With a user story, you define who the feature is for, what they will do with it and define the estimated time required to build it. Using these stories, you can define the work for your sprint based on the available capacity of your team.
- When you prioritize features,…we need to carefully consider the amount of time and effort…that goes into building them.…It's easy to overlook invisible features that…aren't exposed to the users but that your team…needs to have in place to build the product.…Here's some ways you can help define…the requirements for your product…and create narratives for your features; called stories.…These stories are the basis…of what you create in your product.…The first thing you need to do,…is look at how much time you have to build.…
Capacity is the time you have to do the work you need to do.…Let's say we've defined a three week build phase…for your product and five people…will contribute to this phase.…Assuming each person is available to put in…30 hours of work each week,…and assuming there will be meetings and interruptions,…that'll take up some of their work time.…You estimate that you have 450 hours…of build time, or, capacity.…A story is a narrative that you write as a product manager,…which identifies the work to be done,…
- Types of products and industries
- Leading through influence
- Understanding your team
- Using an agile or waterfall development cycle
- Managing your product life cycle
- Researching your market, customers, and ideas
- Planning the product
- Building the product
- Releasing the product
- Refining the product
- Understanding when it's time to retire the product
Skill Level Beginner
1. What is Product Management?
2. What Does a Product Manager Do?
When it is time to retire2m 58s
Next steps1m 19s
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