agile planning and prioritization in user story mapping

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Using a problem based approach to assign priority One of the biggest steps after you’ve planned and mapped out your product is the prioritization phase. This is crucial to agile planning. The prioritization phase refers to when team members vote and organize which stories. Ordering the stories should be done by the most important features to get the product to market …

How to Make a Mind Map

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Mind mapping is quick way of getting information out of from your brain and in front of your team. Mind Mapping is a unique solution to map out the ideas and connect thoughts.

Three trends for 2020

2020 Trends | Remote Work | User Story Mapping

As more team members work remotely, finding visual collaboration tools will become vital for teams With more workers switching from working in cubes to working remotely, finding tools to help with the collaboration process will become more important. Recently, tools like Slack, Trello, CardBoard and Zoom have taken off because they help keep remote team members plugged-in. As more employees …

How any business can benefit from User Story Mapping

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If you were to do a Google search on the term User Story Mapping you might be led to believe that the theory and practice for is reserved for technology experts and those involved in software.  However, User Story Mapping as a way of thinking can be used across all business structures. The only requirement is that an individual takes the time to learn the process …

4 Tips for Better Collaboration

User Story Mapping Collaboration by Iman Tucker

Working with teams can be highly rewarding, yet extremely challenging. Collaboration is fundamental piece to scaling business and building the best products on the market, in the least amount of time. We’ve gathered feedback from experts within the agile community to come up with 4 tips for better collaboration. 1. Visualize your projects Have you even tried to plan a …

What Makes a Great Scrum Master?

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Managing your team and being the voice of accountability is tough. Being a great scrum master is even more challenging. What does it take to be a GREAT scrum master?

Modern Product Management techniques for today’s SaaS business

Managing a Software as a Service (SaaS) product can be quite a challenge, but it doesn’t always have to be that way. Perhaps the best thing you can do to lead your SaaS product is to use other SaaS products. Whenever you need to do something, always check to see if there is someone out there who already provides a …

How to build better products with User Story Mapping

User Story Mapping is a simple technique that can help discover what you really need to build. It encourages telling a story and visualizing what the experience “feels” like through your customers eyes. It a great way to build empathy for your users and foster collaboration with your team. When trying it out for the first few times, I’ve seen …