Alternatives to User stories

This was posted on our company blog and on my twitter @till_carlos/status/1485100194576441346

1/ Situation: You hired a UX designer, and they asked for specs.

Now what?

Are user stories the best way to communicate with them?

Possibly. What about some alternatives?
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Let’s quickly recap the user story.

Everyone knows it – but let’s define it again.

> As a [stakeholder], I want to [action] so that [desired outcome].

h/t to @hygger_app

https://hygger.io/blog/user-story-template-how-to-write-it/

User Journeys

Write a user journey: focuses a user persona and how the use the product.

You then describe where the user touches the product. And what they user feels along the way.

@didgeoridoo has a good resource on it (screenshot attached) https://www.appcues.com/blog/user-journey-map over att the @Appcues blog

Job Stories

“When _____ , I want to _____ , so I can _____ .”

…interesting approach. Can you tell my why this is better than a user story? https://jtbd.info/replacing-the-user-story-with-the-job-story-af7cdee10c27

Problem Stories https://medium.com/serious-scrum/unheralded-alternatives-to-user-stories-f1d787fc2278 #agile

Feature-Driven Development features

This is an interesting approach, but the website was not updated for 14 years. Looks like waterfall to me: featuredrivendevelopment .com #featuredriven