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Monthly Archives: September 2015

How to Define Scope in an Epic

Agile teams typically differentiate between “epics” and “user stories.” In most cases epics are just really large stories that sit far down on your product backlog until the team is ready to flesh them out into more detail.  The logical question is how to scope

User Stories, Epics and Themes

I’ve been getting more and more emails lately from people confused about the difference between “user stories”, “epics” and “themes.” So I thought this month we’d return and cover some basic–but very helpful–territory by explaining those terms. moreFirst, the terms don’t matter that much. These

What Requirements Documents Does A Business Analyst Create?

Are you working on your first project as a business analyst? Have you ever wondered exactly what requirements documents a business analyst creates for review by the business and technical teams? While the requirements documents created for any specific project will heavily depend on the

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