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The role of the user story agile practice in innovation

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Show simple item record O hEocha, Colm en Conboy, Kieran en 2011-01-21T15:15:18Z en 2011-01-21T15:15:18Z en 2010-10 en
dc.identifier.citation Abrahamsson, P., Oza, N., O hEocha, C., & Conboy, K. The role of the user story agile practice in innovation. In W. Aalst, J. Mylopoulos, N. M. Sadeh, M. J. Shaw & C. Szyperski (Eds.), Lean Enterprise Software and Systems (Vol. 65, pp. 20-30): Springer Berlin Heidelberg. en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-3-642-16416-3 en
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dc.description.abstract The concept of an innovation space where different knowledge and perspectives can interact leading to innovation is central to lean thinking. The SECI framework of organizational knowledge creation identifies five enabling conditions which impinge on this space, namely intent, autonomy, fluctuation, redundancy and variety. User Stories, introduced in XP and now commonly used in Scrum, are a key practice in requirements capture. In common with lean thinking, they are user value centric, encourage rich dialogue between project stakeholders and avoiding premature specification of solutions. This conceptual paper examines user stories through the dual lenses of an innovation space and the five SECI enablers. The authors conclude that expressing user needs as user stories can support the development of innovative solutions, but that care must be taken in the design of the user stories and their application. This paper concludes with a set of recommendations to support innovation through user stories. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Springer en
dc.subject Computer science en
dc.subject Agile development en
dc.subject Agile methods en
dc.subject User stories en
dc.subject Innovation space en
dc.subject Lean thinking en
dc.subject Knowledge creation en
dc.subject SECI en
dc.subject Enterprise Agility en
dc.title The role of the user story agile practice in innovation en
dc.type Book chapter en
dc.description.peer-reviewed peer-reviewed en

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