Story

[stawr-ee]

Definition of Story

A request from a stakeholder for something of value
A unit of work that is ‘small enough’ to be agreed to by the Team; a Backlog Item that is not an Epic.
(by others) A synonym for Backlog Item.
(by others) a synonym for User Story.

Examples

Carl and Susan are busy swarming on that new database Story.
Go talk to Joe (a stakeholder) and get a Story or two from him about what he needs from us.
The Story is completed during Sprint 3 of Release Two, and at the end of the Sprint it is moved (with all the other completed Stories) to the Done pile.

Cite This Term

"Story." ScrumDictionary.com. Accessed Jan 17, 2019.
https://scrumdictionary.com/term/story/.