Sometimes it is best to break things down into tiny pieces in order for a team to come together on value-driven functionality. Learn about the strategies a product owner can use to slice or split user stories to help refine backlog and meet user needs.
- Story slicing or splitting is an essential skill,…and can prevent many of the typical challenges…agile teams experience.…The features on the roadmap are bundles of…functionality that the team typically takes…many sprints to create.…To build these features effectively…and get the value delivered in increments,…the functionality needs to be broken down…further into user stories.…Many times, the team keeps splitting the user stories…into smaller increments of value,…so they can complete the story in a sprint.…
This process is called "story-splitting" or…"story-slicing".…This becomes an important skill for product owners…as they refine the backlog and work with the team…in sprint planning.…It helps ensure the team can estimate and commit…to the work, and that the item is…valuable to the customer and product owner,…rather than breaking down the user story…by technical tasks.…If user stories are chunked out by a…technical task or a component,…then you as a product owner will have a…difficult time prioritizing,…since the technical piece does not really…
- Identify the fundamentals of release planning.
- Recognize the steps involved in product backlog refinement.
- Define personas.
- Explore the components of story maps.
- Break down the elements of acceptance criteria.
- Examine forced ranking prioritization in the backlog.
- Explore the parts of a sprint planning meeting.
Skill Level Intermediate
Project Management Foundations: Requirementswith Terri Wagner1h 35m Intermediate
Project Management Foundationswith Bonnie Biafore3h 20m Beginner
1. Create a Meaningful Product Backlog
2. Backlog Refinement Techniques
3. Product Backlog Prioritization
4. Key Concepts for Agile Teams
5. Agile Meetings and the Product Owner
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