Agile Analysis | Definition of Agile Analysis by Scrum Dictionary

Agile Analysis

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Definition of Agile Analysis

Any iterative and incremental method or practice that produces Epics and/or Stories for the Backlog. We use agile analysis methods or practices as needed to find a way to proceed with building our product or ‘work result’.
Any analysis method that supports Agile Software development.


Story Mapping, invented by Jeff Patton, is a popular form of Agile Analysis.
In his paper "Using Storyotypes to Split Bloated XP Stories," Gerard Meszaros introduced Storyotyping as a form of Agile Analysis.

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