User Stories Applied is a comprehensive book for IT professionals trying to learn Agile Development. The book discusses how user stories have been applied to improve the methods of extreme programming and how they can help improve agile development. It discusses both the successes and failures at implementing them, and tests readers on their understanding of the concepts. Readers will learn what differentiates a good user story from a bad one, and how to gather user stories. It also discusses how to organize, prioritize, and use them for planning, management, and testing. The book is a must-read for all agile developers.
About Mike Cohn
Mike Cohn is an entrepreneur and the founder of Mountain Goat Software. He has worked with several companies over his career, helping them manage their technology.