• maven

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    In Malcolm Gladwell’s book “Outliers,” he argues for an interesting theory about how consumers find new products. He posits the existence of what he terms “mavens”: avid consumers of products ho make it their mission to discover brands and products, evaluate them, and pass their knowledge along to others. Gladwell’s concept isn’t Earth shattering – […]

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  • estimation

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    In our last two posts on using Arbor, we talked about the two crucial steps to creating user stories: writing the story itself and adding the acceptance criteria. But while the actual act of cataloging user stories is important, a big part of the Arbor’s usefulness comes from what you do with those user stories. […]

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  • acceptance

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    In our last blog post on Arbor, we talked about the details and guidelines of writing useful, effective user stories – but writing the actual story is only half of the process. In addition to effectively writing the actual user story, it’s also critical to define the acceptance criteria for that story. Without this step, […]

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