User Story vs. Job Story

I thought I was the only one who thought about user requirements like this…a nice insightful piece by Alan Klement: Replacing The User Story With The Job Story. Alan points out that with user stories it’s not as clear a connection between what someone wants to do (their goal) and the task they’re doing to complete it. He also points out the weakness of using personas in this way…people don’t self-identify into personas so it doesn’t make sense to say “As a [persona]” when using user stories. Good stuff. /via @padday.

Published: September 23rd, 2013