Wave 1

Think with your hands! Using Lego to capture user requirements

Session Leader Name(s): Ellen Grove Duration (30, 60, 90): 60 minutes (though easily extended to 90!) Audience Level (New/Novice, Experienced, Expert): Anyone Session Style (Presentation, Workshop, Interview, Panel, Game): Workshop Description of Session: Let your hands be the search engine for your brain! LEGO Serious Play is a powerful thinking, communicating and problem solving technique that can help you and ...more »

Submitted by (@ellen.grove)

Session Leader Name(s) : Ellen Grove

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13 votes
Accepted

Wave 2

Patterns for Splitting User Stories

Duration (30, 60, 90): 60 or 90 minutes, depending on how much time we want to spend practicing splitting stories or even applying the patterns to participant's real stories Audience Level (New/Novice, Experienced, Expert): Any - The only assumption is some familiarity with user stories. I've used these patterns with new and experienced teams to good effect. And even experts have told me it gives them a new way to think ...more »

Submitted by (@richard)

Session Leader Name(s) : Richard Lawrence

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12 votes
Accepted

Wave 3

Dream big, Deliver & Validate Early through User Story Mapping

Session Leader Name(s): Steve Rogalsky Duration (30, 60, 90): 60 or 90 minutes (90 preferred) Audience Level (New/Novice, Experienced, Expert): All Session Style (Presentation, Workshop, Interview, Panel, Game): Workshop & Presentation. Description of Session: Many people describe the holy grail of agile projects as the ability to deliver early and often. However, the traditional linear backlog is not a great tool ...more »

Submitted by (@steve0)

Session Leader Name(s) : Steve Rogalsky

Proposed Duration : between 60 and 90 minutes

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4 votes
Accepted

Wave 3

Deeper Understanding of User Stories Through Activity Theory

Session Name: Deeper Understanding of User Stories Through Activity Theory Session Leader Name: Stephan Schwab Audience Level: Novice/Practicing Duration: 60 min (lecture) User Stories are supposed to express who wants what for which reason from a software system. There is a widely used format to express this: "As a ... I want ... so that ..." Unfortunately many find it difficult to come up with meaningful user stories. ...more »

Submitted by (@stephanschwab)

Session Leader Name(s) : Stephan Schwab

Proposed Duration : between 30 and 60 minutes

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1 vote
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