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Last post 11:21 am August 10, 2015 by Nitin Khanna
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03:07 am August 9, 2015

INVEST is a quality of the user story...

I - Independent
N - Negotiable
V - Valuable
E - Estimate
S - Small
T -Testable

Usually story goes to 3C before ready for development


11:07 am August 10, 2015

Hi Sushil,
what exactly is your question?

11:21 am August 10, 2015

Hi Sushil,

Allow me to share some more...

Scrum does not specify how requirements are captured. User Stories came from eXtreme Programming (XP) and are indeed popular. Perhaps we can take a trip down memory lane and dwell more on where these came from...?

Here is something from Bill Wake --

Here's something from Ron Jeffries --
There are other product backlog items that can be used as well as models outside of INVEST. Scrum, being a framework, does allow for this.

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