Re: [scrumdevelopment] Re: How to write Stories for backend components?
- 2008/12/2 Ove Lindström <ove.lindstrom@...>:
> Well, we mostly use the same style, "As a <actor>, I want to,,," andI usually forbid that type of story. There must be a behaviour (User
> just use the calling component as actor.
> An example (somewhat modified):
> As a CustomerWebAction, I want the DataHandler component to return all
> Customer objects based on the provided market.
functionality) somewhere which would allow the system to be
implemented in such a behaviour. I realise that is something that is
down to how you adopt Scrum at your place of work, but just to give
you an example, here in the company I am working currently in that
type of story would be rejected by the PO.
I would argue that every backend component interfaces sooner or later
with something or even its internal behaviour is often dictated by the
actions it is required to perform for an external feature.
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- Hello, Roy. On Monday, December 8, 2008, at 11:03:21 PM, you
> Ron, I was commenting on the debate that seemed to be about howYes. I find that the exercise of expressing a technical story n
> you write it down on a card. I did make the comment "I think the
> question is not if it should be a 'user story' or not, but who is
> responsible for paying for this? Is it part of the original
> project vision, that such components will be delivered as
> required, and is part of the project cost, or not?" which does
> encompass your concern (a quite correct concern, I agree).
terms of its business value is a very good one ... especially when
someone is trying to justify some techie thing that really doesn't
need to be done. :)
Of course that never happens ...
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always looking for a simpler path. -- Patrick D. Smith