A New Dojo: The Art of Story Splitting

A session at Global Scrum Gathering Berlin 2014

Tuesday 23rd September, 2014

11:00am to 12:30pm (CET)

In this dojo to learn more about martial art of slicing big stories into small pieces. Join to practice and improve your Kung Fu.

Full Abstract:
Coding dojos are pretty well known nowadays and became very effective tools to transfer knowledge and to improve your Kung Fu.
Why we should not use this approach to practice other skills as well? In this dojo we focus on working with User Stories rather than coding exercises.

First we practice in a group exercise to cover stories with acceptance criteria using the GIVEN-WHEN-ZEN.
Afterwards we focus on the challenge how to slice big stories into smaller pieces. In the group we will practice the kung fu to slice stories into pieces. Maybe your group will learn to come closer to the Yoda level in this martial art, that is, all your slices are deployable and releasable tiny features, minimal marketable features using the terminology the Lean Startup movement.

This dojo will be useful for testers, developers and product owners as we believe all of those roles should be involved in creating user stories. Joining this dojo will create a boost of your awareness for this topic, a boot of your skills, and maybe you are going to teach this yourself to increase the skills of your team.

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Alex Schwartz

Agile Coach and Evangelist

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Time 11:00am12:30pm CET

Date Tue 23rd September 2014

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