Re: The Agile / Xtreme TW

Subject: Re: The Agile / Xtreme TW
From: Michael West <WestM -at- conwag -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 18:17:40 +1100

>From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>

>My slight experience with agile-like development has suffered from some
>of the usual diseases that keep the writer out of the loop.

I really don't see how that can happen if the user assistance requirements
are captured and tracked like all the other requirements; i.e., as User

And the other great benefit of User Stories, properly written, are that
collectively they give you the topic headings for your user assistance
material. No need to translate obtuse functional specs into user-focused
topics, because User Stories ARE user-focused topics.

But maybe what you refer to as "Agile-like" development is to Agile
development as near-beer is to beer.

Mike West

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