Architecturally Significant Story

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Definition of Architecturally Significant Story

A Functional Story that causes the Team to make one or more architectural decisions, which is then validated by the fact that there is existing, working functionality using the decisions.


[Discussing types of stories] ‘Get a list of available Flights from CUTLASS,’ – an Architecturally Significant Story because it causes the Team to decide how to interface with CUTLASS (assuming this is the first Story that does so).

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"Architecturally Significant Story" Accessed Jun 22, 2024.