Architecturally Significant Story
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Definition of Architecturally Significant Story
A Functional Story that causes the Team to make an architectural decision, which is then validated by the fact that there is existing, working functionality using the decision.
[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).
Cite This Term
"Architecturally Significant Story." ScrumDictionary.com. Accessed Jan 17, 2019. https://scrumdictionary.com/term/architecturally-significant-story/.