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Epics and Features

Outcome

This is an activity that maps epics to user scenarios to maintain a check that all needed scenarios are covered.

Audience

This is a group-wide activity

When to use

When discussing the product-development environment and ecosystem in relation to other functional groups in the organization.

Activity

The participants create a visual relationship between the epics and scenarios discovered in previous sessions.

Preparation

Whiteboard, large sticky notes, and dry-erase markers.

Process

The group maps epics to user scenarios.

Group size

Timing

Try to keep this exercise less than an hour.

Example

Notes

Keep the results posted visibly during the rest of the inception, as a reminder of the way the system will accomplish its intended functionality.

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