A good user story

A good user story
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The who, what and why

The who: As a UPS delivery driver

The what: I want to capture signatures digitally

The why: So that I can feel safe that they're recorded

The place for conversation

  • Captured on the backlog as a point of reference
  • A place for comments or face to face conversations to flesh out the greater detail

Acceptance criteria

The user story might have conditions that need to be met. Using the above example these might be:

  • The driver must be able to see confirmation the signature has been saved
  • It must work on any mobile device
  • The signature must be viewable in a central database