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Writing Complete User Stories

User stories can make requirements management a lot easier.  They shift some of the communication from up-front documentation to ongoing dialog.  That’s the main reason they work so well for agile teams.  And agile teams focus on “what’s next?” instead of an ever-changing “what’s everything?”   The problem is, when those conversations are working well, it is easy to forget to make sure that what you’ve done is actually enough.  Add a small dose of traceability, and you can easily validate the completeness of your user stories.

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