7614Re: [agile-usability] Origins of user stories
- Mar 27, 2013I'd question whether the role slot in user stories often gets used in
that way. The use-case "role" and the user story "role" tend to be
used fairly differently in my experience.
We hit the same name - different usage problem again.
They're normally much closer to customer archetypes / persona in my
experience (indeed most agile ux folk I know who adopt the story
format slot persona into the role hole).
On 27 March 2013 12:03, William Hudson <william.hudson@...> wrote:
> A role is a systemizing concept so really makes no allowance for needs of
> the individual. Using it to represent users glosses over many of the
> inter-role issues like role ambiguity, role incompatibility, role conflict
> and so on. Of course, we have Ivar Jacobson and use cases to thank for
> roles, and they're not entirely without merit, but someone filling role A in
> one context of use may have quite different needs to someone filling the
> same role in a different context.
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> On 27 March 2013 11:34, William Hudson <william.hudson@...> wrote:
>> I'd be really interested to see some of the original user stories if
>> possible. From a UCD perspective the shift to roles is not really a
>> benefit to users so it would be good to plot that development.
> That's an interesting statement to me. Could you expand upon it?
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