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Writing user stories

I've been looking again at user stories recently, and had a chance to reflect on why they're useful (and why they are difficult to get right). As I wrote in my weeknotes last month… "the middle bit is quite easy to write, the user groups are a little more difficult, and the “so that” bit is really difficult".

Here are some notes that I pulled together on how to write better ones (borrowed heavily on the excellent advice in the GOV.UK Service Manual).



Further reading

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