ScrumMaster Tales – Waiting Too Long to Create Acceptance Criteria
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The recent Backlog Refinement
session helped split the upcoming User Stories.
The team was able to get from a very large Story: “As a first time book buyer I want to read a trustworthy review before I buy a book” to:
- As a first time book buyer I would like to read a review so I can see if a book is worth reading.
- As a first time book buyer I would like to see a star rating associated with a review so I can quickly assess if the book is even worth thinking about.
- As a first time book buyer I would like to see reviews by staff members marked separately so that I know whom to trust.
- As a first time book buyer I would like to see reviews by friends highlighted so that I know whom to trust.
- As a staff member I would like to write a book review so that I can help customers choose great books.
- As a staff member I would like to rate a book I’ve reviewed so I can give customers a quick guide.
We’re in better shape than we have been with previous Sprint Planning meetings but the team lacks concrete acceptance criteria.
During the first half of a Planning meeting the team is trying...read more
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