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User Story Mapping Workshop - Vision and Product backlog management - Product Owner - Advanced Scrum

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17 Lessons (42m)
    • 1. Use story mapping - Introduction

    • 2. Persona

    • 3. Product Vision: Description and Activity

    • 4. Elevator pitch: Description and Activity

    • 5. User Story Mapping

    • 6. User Story Mapping - Session and Tools

    • 7. Workshop Part 1: Create a Flat Product Backlog

    • 8. Workshop Part 2: Create account in StoriesOnBoard

    • 9. Workshop Part 3: Start User Story Mapping

    • 10. Workshop Part 4: Adding Personas to the User Story Map

    • 11. How's it going? Any questions?

    • 12. Workshop Part 5: Add Cards for Personas' needs

    • 13. MoSCoW Prioritization

    • 14. Workshop Part 6: Prioritize - Must, Should, Later

    • 15. Workshop Part 7: Make cards simpler

    • 16. Workshop Part 8: MVP and Releases

    • 17. Final Thoughts

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About This Class

About this class

Did you realize how difficult is to visualize the product as a whole when working with a typical Flat Product Backlog?

A solution is User Story Mapping. A user story map is a simple idea, is about arranging user stories into a helpful shape. User Story mapping is used by top companies of any industry to visualize goals with activities and agree fast on how to achieve them with minimum versions of the product.

This workshop will guide you step by step with a realistic example that you can also follow with your own project.

What you will learn?

  • Persona
  • Product Vision
  • Elevator Pitch
  • Flat Product Backlog vs. User Story Mapping
  • User Story Mapping, goals, activities, cards
  • Adding Personas to User Story Mapping
  • Prioritize with¬†Story Mapping
  • Define MVP and Releases

What you will you create?

In this workshop, you will create a complete User Story Mapping for a realistic example, for your own project, or both.

  • A Persona
  • The Product Vision
  • The Product elevator pitch
  • A Product Backlog
  • A complete refined User Story Mapping with goals, activities, users, and cards
  • Define the MVP for your product and releases¬†

This course is specifically for:

  • People familiar with Agile,¬†Scrum, and User Stories¬†who want to learn¬†new techniques. Otherwise, please take these courses first:¬†Understaning Agile¬†and¬†The Guide to Scrum.
  • People that have problems organizing the Product Backlog and planning releases and roadmaps
  • People that like a¬†activities and workshop style
  • Business people, managers that want to learn how Agile would help them
  • Product Owners, Product Managers, Leaders, Designers, UX, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches.
  • Developers, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Solution Architects, Enterprise Architects, Data Base Administrators, and basically anyone interested in learning more about Agile.

This course is not suitable for:

  • People with Zero¬†knowledge of Scrum, Agile, and User Stories. Please take these courses first: Understaning Agile and The Guide to Scrum.
  • People looking to learn how to write User Stories.
  • People looking to learn about Scrum and Agile.¬†I will have new classes for that.
  • People that want to take certifications. I will have new classes for that.

Why taking the class? What you will gain?

  • Become more effective in planning your sprints, roadmaps and interact with stakeholders and developers.
  • Skills to create User Story mapping
  • Tips to facilitate a User Story Mapping Session
  • A Story Mapping for your own Products.
  • Interaction and exposure for using one of the best tools

This class can always be improved, so if you have any topic that you would like to know more about, please let me know so I can see to include it in this class or in future courses.

What are you waiting for? Start this course now :)

About me

Hi, my name is Ignacio.

I led, coached, led, and managed Agile projects and scrum teams since 2005 for customers all over the world.

During my career of intensive learning, I got many scrum certifications including Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Master, Professional Product Owner, and Certified Agile Leadership which are very difficult to achieve.

I worked 15 years as a Professor for Agile Methodologies and Systems design.

I love to teach Agile and Scrum and I designed a lot of hours of training that I am bringing online. I prefer to teach with games and activities that can simulate the real world.

I trained hundreds of students in Agile that became top professionals in the industry.
Teaching what I learned in my 20 years of experience allows the students to gain realistic learning that they can apply at work.

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Ignacio Paz

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Hello, I'm Ignacio

I led, coached and managed Agile projects and scrum teams since 2005 for customers all over the world.

During my career of intensive learning I got many scrum certifications including Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Master, Professional Product Owner and Certified Agile Leadership which are very difficult to achieve.

I worked 15 years as a professor for Agile Methodologies and Systems design in one of the most important technological universities in Argentina.

I love to teach Agile and Scrum and I designed a lot of hours of training that I am bringing online. I prefer to teach with games and activities that can simulate the real world.

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1. Use story mapping - Introduction: e Did you realize how difficult is to visualize the product as a whole one? Working with a typical flood backlog, a user story map is a simple idea. It's about arranging stories into a healthful shape. User story. Ma pins are used by top companies off any industries to visualize goals with activities and agree fast on how to achieve them With a minimum version of the product, this workshop will guide you step by step with a realistic example that you can replicate unfollowed with your own project. If you are a product owner, project manager, scrum master designer or a leader, thesis the tools that you must know and understand. Hi, my name is Ignacio Boss. I lead coached and managed actual projects and scrum teams for customers like MTV Rider eHarmony Supply Special one, which is one of the top agile project management tools and many other since 2005. All over the world. During my career, off intensive learning and practice, I got many certifications, including certified scram professionals from Master Professional problem owner and certified much our leadership, which are very difficult to achieve. Ellsworth, 15 years professor for ultimate apologies, consistent signs I love to teach agile and scrum and I designed a lot off hours of training that I'm bringing a line I prefer to teach with games and activities that can stimulate the rial world. Teaching what I learned in my 20 years of experience allows the students to gain practical and realistic learning that they can apply at work. This class can always be improved. So if you have any topic that you would like to know more, please let me know so I can include it in this class. Only future courses. What are you waiting? Start the scores now E. 2. Persona: This is an example. Off persona personas are fictional but realistic characters, which you can create based upon your research in order to represent the different user. Types that might use your product, application service or brand. Creating personas will help you to understand your users need jobs, roles, experiences, behaviors and goals so you can build solutions to help them to meet their goals and covered their needs. Consider in their habits and skills. It can help you to recognize that different people have different needs and expectations, and it can also help you toe identify with the user you are designing for. However, researching a user persona can be time consuming and exhausting. It requires getting your hands dirty with empirical data. There are many templates that you can use to build a persona profile. Writing a persona is beyond this course, but if you want, you can try to use a template to create a persona for your product and see if that change your perspective or gives you new ideas. 3. Product Vision: Description and Activity: The new Scrum Guide requires to define a goal and says, and increment is a concrete steppingstone toward the goal. There are many techniques to define the goal, but one that is very popular, uneffective, is to start with a prohibition. The question is, where are we going when we are building a product? We are going to get into a journey. Where is this rolled taken us? But we need to understand that question as a team. We need to be all in the same page and agree. What is that that we will be working for? We cannot leave that in place. It, we must make it explicit, so everybody knows it. For Agile teams is usually a good practice to define a shared vision of the product. The vision is something that tells you if you are given steps in the right direction or not. Imagine that you have to go to the lighthouse. So the light is your vision. It guides you to your destiny. It doesn't matter if it's dark or the pub is not clear. For every step you take, you know, if you are closer or not to the destiny. And you can always think how to give the next step in the right direction. Division is the light that keeps the motivation alive. What we can use to define the vision with the stakeholders is a product vision template. The vision is, what is the purpose of creating your product? Which positive change surely it bring about. But first, you need to define what is your target group? Which market or market segment does the product address? Who are the target customers and users? Those are difficult questions. We also need to understand what are their needs. This is very important to not fall in love with the solution, but to fall in love with the problem. Some people with a creative mindset tend to have good ideas to build something and I fall in love with the idea. But the question is, which problem are you trying to solve? Desk somewhere really has that problem. And do they need a solution? Will they pay for a solution? Thinking about the problem allow us to think of multiple solutions. It will be good to have a talk with real people. Maybe build a persona profile or an empathy map about the product. We need to define what product is it, what makes it stand up? Is it feasible to develop the product, basically a product that offers solutions for the problems and regarding business goals, how is the product going to benefit a company? What are the business goals? So now we will define a product that we will work in the rest of the course. So in our case, we have a target group are demanding shoes customers, and their problem is that they don't want popular products. They want unique products that nobody else has. Our product is a customizable shoes online shop. The company is a shoemaker. They know how to do this and they would like to go on scale Ansel online. The business goal is to sell worldwide, but not to make a big investment in the beginning, just in best progressively as the market grows. So our product vision is to build a website that allows customers to customized shoes and buy unique pairs of shoes. If you have an idea or if you're working in any kind of project right now, take a moment to write the vision of your product. 4. Elevator pitch: Description and Activity: something we can do. In addition to the vision, is the elevator pidge an elevator pitch? It's a short description of the product that displaying the concept in a way such that a listener can understand it in a short period of time. It can be used to explain the idea to an investor or executed in a company. The name reflects the idea that it should be possible to deliver the summary to someone in the timespan often elevator ride between 30 seconds to two minutes for the elevator peach. We can use the following template for a target customer who has a customer need The product . Name is a market category that has one key benefit. And unlike my competitors, the product has a unique differentiator, So the elevator pitch for a product is for a demanding customer who wants exclusive shoes. Unique use is high quality issues Web shop that allows customers to customize their shoes as they like. Unlike popular shoes, the product alos customers toe own shoes that nobody else has. If you have a known project or if you are working in any project right now, take a moment to ride the elevator pitch for your project, 5. User Story Mapping: User story mapping. This is a flat Product Backlog, which is a typical product backlog with a list of all the known items desired for the product. This is very difficult to manage, prioritize a Refine. It is a big bag of epics, stories and task. What is very difficult to visualize the big picture of the product, CY is missing what can be simpler or smaller only the product owner knows what it's inside. If you work with one, you may know how tedious it is. Release planning with a flat backlog is not easy either. You cannot see which star is should go to the other. And user story map is the simple idea, is about arranging user stories into helpful shape like this. Where you see users and their goals, activities that they need to do to achieve those goals. User stories for each activity and releases with user studies that should go together, building a user story map help us to focus on the big picture, the product as a whole, the sequence of the activities defines the user journey through that provoked to achieve their goals and is known as the backbone. This user journey is more about destined experience of the users to achieve their goals, find, and build the gaps in such experience and see what is the most simple and valuable thing that we can give them. E1_l, so-called minimum buyable product. The user story mapping can be used and maintained at anytime, but especially in the beginning of a project or whenever there are new initiatives. 6. User Story Mapping - Session and Tools: For a session to create or update a user story mapping, we will prefer to set their worship with people that can work stand in, in more meant actively and together, the participants of the session must be a multi-disciplinary and small group with stakeholders, users, customers, product owners, designers and developers. We want to encourage business people and developers to work together. We want face to face communication into value more individuals and interactions over processes and tools. It is also important to designate a facilitator that could be the scrum master. The tools for a user story map in session be as simple as possible. The tools that we need are a room with walls or flip charts, especially a lot of sticky notes and markers, but not with a fine point. The sticky notes should be simple and easy to read from anywhere. We want short and symbol words that describe actions. We don't want sticky notes that looked like a document and hard to read. Use markers with a chisel tip instead of fine tip will help to fill the space of a sticky note fast and avoid a lot of writing if you need more detail, split the stories and write more smaller stories. However, meeting is not always possible. We need to collaborate remote, or just want to keep a digital copy to improve and maintain. This is just a sample of some popular tools that you can use for user story mappings. I personally prefer tools that are designed specifically for user study mapping during the workshop, you can use any of these tools, registering with a free trial to create your map, complete the steps of the workshop and assignment. Just remember that tools can change at anytime. The important is to master the technique and encouraged collaboration between individuals. 7. Workshop Part 1: Create a Flat Product Backlog: when facilitating a user starting up in session. It is good to start with a brainstorming after that is good to let all the attendees write stories for the product and put them in a wall. Always one story or concept for sticky note. Do not ride multiple items in one sticky note. This activity will give us a wall with a flat back look. So please, based on our vision, write stories in sticky notes off. What do you think these products shall be able to do and put them in a wall? If you can't do that, just use a document in your computer. I'll give you some examples. For instance, Search product. We want simple actions that are easy to read from anywhere. We don't want a document in a sticky note. Those ideas or details can be captured in smaller stories. Not is that we are not using the classic Yusor story template here. We are not getting into that detail yet. We can do that later. For instance, we can continue with BJU product least view product details at the shopping cart customized product. If we get stuck, we can take a look at some of the user stories and think of related stories. Foreign stands for you provoke details. I can think off Beaupre. Put a reality. Suggest similar products, view user reviews and for such products. I can also think off advanced search products. If you have your own product, you can do this with your vision as well. So please stop the video in continue when you have all these stories for your problem aglow . 8. Workshop Part 2: Create account in StoriesOnBoard: for the workshop on examples. You can just use sticky notes in a wall or the table that it's actually recommended. But if you would like to follow them with the same tool I will use, usually go to stories on board dot com. This website could change and be updated often, but basically what you have to do is very simple. Just go to try it. Free un. Create an account. 9. Workshop Part 3: Start User Story Mapping: Now that we have some sticky notes written by the stakeholders, we can ask them to put them on the board. We can also ask them to group studies that are related into one activity. We can start by creating some empty cards in the top, like this and start in R. Then the cards right below the cards title. Suppose that the stakeholders came up with all the stories. You can compare them to your board. In stories on board, maybe you have many more studies done here. And that's great. Maybe you came at a very low level, details of stories, or maybe you work at a higher level, what things are possible? Now we want the stakeholders to work on grouping stories that I related into activities. For instance, the stories in the first columns are related to search, so we can group them in a search activity. The second column is mainly related to view in a product so we can create an activity for bu product. The third column is actually a mix of user shipment, payment. So maybe we can create three activities. One for user sign-in and sign up, another one for shipment. And I think payment is an activity itself. The fourth column can also be divided into two activities. One gallery for post-sale activities, maybe like four, return product and cancel the order. And another one for maintaining the product catalog. Maintain products and add a new product to the catalog. As soon as we create activities, we shall order them in the sequence that they should occur from left to right. So now we can read the activities from left to right to see if this makes sense, what we need is to tell the user journey as a story that anyone can understand. So a user will search for a product. Then we'll view their product. He will identify as the user, then make a payment, decide the shipment method, and if there is any problem, he will contact both sale and someone will take care of the product catalog. Did you like it? So I think that was horrible. First, we are mixing two types of users, the customer and someone that is maintaining the products. On the other side, the story has many holes and that is exactly what we need to find. Let's start by improving a little the world in the activities instead of user1, maybe I would like to call it identify user. Instead of payment, I would like to call it payment method and instead of shipment, I would like to call it Shipman method regarding the sequence of the activities. So it looks like they use search. You'll see the search results before BU in a product. So you search results and sort results should be part of a new activity called Bu search results. I think the payment method should go after selecting the Shipman method. The Checkout is missing and customize the product seems to be very important to not be an activity. And what do we mean with customized product is customize the size, the color, the laces, the shape. See their product in 3D. What is customize the product? Now we need to group these activities into goals for certain users. We have two different goals for two different users here. The customer wants to buy shoes and the administrator wants to maintain the webshop. We can also add more details to the card or Checkout. User studies like remove, item, change quantity, C, subtotal and total apply coupons. And whatever you can think of. So far, we started from this flat Product Backlog and now we have this partial user story map in wisdom need to work on it. As you can see, we have applied a bottom-up approach. We started with many details of stories and we group them into activities, goals, end users. Some people prefer a top-down approach. You can apply the divide and conquer technique in top-down. You can start with users, their goals, identify activities for such goals, validate the user journey. And lastly, create stories for each activity, you decide which approach works better for you. In my opinion, one can start with any approach, but we need to alternate between bored while creating them up. For instance, when we detected that customize the product was an activity, we apply the top-down approach to create some potential stories for it. Please go ahead and update your user story mapping with these techniques. 10. Workshop Part 4: Adding Personas to the User Story Map: Studies on board, let's you define persona profiles. If we go here we can see a deet and create personas that represent user archetypes. Personas can be created during division to identify potential needs. In that case, you can review them before starting the user story mapping session. Many times, you might need to start a User Story Mapping without having personas defined. Some facilitators like to spend some minutes defining some user profiles. The good news is that when working with User Story Mapping, many users that you have not thought about will emerge on be discovered. I personally like to start with no boundaries to let imagination flow on include persona's after collecting the first set of cards. So you can try different approaches and decide what works best for you on your context. In this case, I'm including personas now so you can see the change and how they help to clarify the goals, unhidden details of the cards. Let's take a look at the personas that are defined here. Andrew is an administrator of the site. Basically, he needs to update the contents of the website, generate traffic, and monitor KPIs. So from here, we can see that we are not covering all his needs. We can add more goals, activities on stories. For now, let's just add him to the maintain webshop goal. Rafael is the shoemaker. Once an order is placed, he needs to receive the information to assemble the shoes. Stock is a problem for him. So maybe we should consider the stock when customers are ordering or trigger some requests to order supplies according to the demand. For now, we will keep it simple and just create a goal called assemble shoe with an activity called receive orders. Martin is a dispatcher. He's the guy that takes the assembles shoe, annexed the shipment. For now, let's just create a goal call Meg shipment and assigned him to it. Jane is a customer that loves buying shoes, but with good deals. So we see that we can add store these so she can receive offers on deals through the site notifications or other way. Let's create a new persona. He is David. He will prefer elegant shoes from a company like us. Looking at the reviews is amassed for him. He hates register as a user, although with Google account is acceptable. He wants to know when he we received the order before buying and he go like real-time tracking of the shipment. Let's ask Jane and David to devise shoe goal. For the upcoming lessons, we will only focus on the customers who are the most important users I'm up at that covers all the persona's with older goals can be really big. So it is recommendable to start only with the critical goals for the most important persona's and the find arrest, us. Epics assumed that the rest of the goals are low priority and you can investigate them in the future. If you would like. You can create a new persona to see how it influenced you in the next steps, please take your time to add more cards according to their needs and goals. 11. How's it going? Any questions?: Hey, I would like to take a small break with an imaginary tea or coffee with you to say thank you. Thank you for taking this class. If you're here, it means that you are doing a really good progress so far. So congratulations for that. Do you have any questions so far? Please let me know in the questions or this cash on Sexual. If you like the car so far, please lever of you. I hope you continue enjoying the cars. 12. Workshop Part 5: Add Cards for Personas' needs: Now that we are considering personas to refine our board, let's think off new cards considered in their needs and what we see in the board to narrow the scope. We will only focus on the customers on the by experience. This is not the time to limit creativity. It is not allowed to say that is too complicated or that is not possible. Any card is welcome. We will refine and filter out later for every item in the board. Just asked. Just ask yourself how this can be simpler. What? It's not visible in the board and just create a new car. David is interested in reviews so we can add the sea product review. Score food, thereby score. User speak chairs you, sir. Videos search by score. This could actually be an activity that uses my perform. So we cannot reviews us an activity. David. Good light to signing with Google. So why not signing with Facebook, too? We can also are the calculate expected delivery date, real time shipment tracking map. Actually, that can be part of a new goal called follow up order that includes council order and return product. Let's add the customers to these new goal to for Jane. We could add search by deals, highlight products that are on sale. Show strength through prices. US offers UN Received news about promotions. Let's validate how we can tell the story from the activities. In order to buy issue, David will search for a product beauty search results, select one product, see the reviews, customized the product added to the cart and check out He will identify us a user so like a sheep method and pay. After that, he will follow the order with boasts a activities, and finally, he will receive the product. It's a bit better. I think the world shoe will make more sense instead of the generic world product. And so I think someone like David would like to write a review when receiving the product. 13. MoSCoW Prioritization: The Moscow method is a prioritization technique used in project management to reach a common understanding with stakeholders on the importance they place on the delivery of each requirement. The term Moscow is an acronym derived from their first letter of each of four prioritization categories must have requirements that are critical to the upcoming increments or timebox. Their success or failure of the product in the short term may depend on including or not. These features should have requirements that are important, but they are not critical right now. While should have requirements can be as important as math. They can wait a little more, or there may be another way or a shorter version to satisfy them, could have requirements that are desirable and cool, improve the user experience, but they are not really necessary. They will typically be included if time, uh, resources permit, they are nice to have, but they users can live without them, want, have requirements that have been agreed by stakeholders as the least critical or not appropriate at this time for the upcoming increments of the product. One hub requirements are typically not considered for release planning. However, they can be reconsidered in a later time box or just dropped as they may be out of scope. A typical product backlog is an ordered list of everything that is known to be needed in the product. The product owner can divide the product backlog into four categories. Mass hub should have, cool, have N1 hub, and discuss with the stake holders which items are critical, which items are important but can wait, which items are a nice to have, and which items can be postponed and will not be considered for now. Now the product owner can focus the refinement on the items in the masthead category, get more details discussed the value, apply more specific prioritization techniques on them. Estimator value or ask the development team to estimate the effort. The product owner will probably try to deliver these items first and not spend time discussing items of the other categories periodically, he will evaluate which items of the other categories may become a mosque hub whenever there are new product backlog items or user stories, such as ideas, changes, or new requirements. She will evaluate their priorities as one of these categories. You they are amassed. The new requirement we likely we refine the soon. Otherwise, this is a nice way to say, that's a great idea, but we will not discuss it for now. We will just keep this short note here as a reminder for the future. 14. Workshop Part 6: Prioritize - Must, Should, Later: For the priorities of the stories, you could start by assigning an explicit business value to each card. But many times that is difficult and not easy to agree with user story maps, it is easier to find an implicit value in a more intuitive way when working as a group. Let's order discards by priority. The Moscow method is a prioritisation technique to reach a common understanding with stakeholders on the importance they place on the delivery of each requirement. The term Moscow itself is an acronym derived from the first letter of each of four prioritization categories must have requirements that are critical for success. She will have requirements that are important, but not for the next deliveries. Cool hub requirements that will be nice to have, but they are not critical and want to have which are the requirements that may be out of scope at this time, I will use a simplified variation of the Moscow method by replacing cooled on warned by later. We will divide the board into three sections, mast choose a later. We can create this sections as releases. We can discuss with the stakeholders which items must be done now, which ones should be done soon, and which ones can be left for later. During the session, we let the participants out organized to rearrange the board and they may come up with a solution like the follow N1. Ok. 15. Workshop Part 7: Make cards simpler: Now let's play two. Can we make it simple? And we will focus only on the master section. For instance, what is cancel order? Someone might say, Well, I imagine an order management section where you can see all your orders, the status of each one, and you can cancel. So I ask, can we make it simpler? Well, we can make just a list of orders with a cancel button. Can we make it simpler than that? Simpler than that? What about if customers send an email to cancel? That is simple. Can we make it even simpler? Maybe they just can't cancel at all. Okay. Which of these are amassed, which ones are issued and which ones are relater? Well, no cancel and cancel with email are amassed. Symbol least, coul be Schulz and the rest are for later. What about shopping cart? Can that be simpler? Well, maybe users don't have a shopping cart. They only came by one product. We can start with that and other shopping cart later. What about payment? Well, you can pay with credit card, debit card, PayPal. You can pay when you receive the product. You can pay on store, you can pay with cash when you pick up at the store. But I think for now, paying with credit card will be enough. What about search product? Can that be simpler? No, it cannot be simpler than that. You have to search for the product. What if we started with just a list of the 20 best products? Can be simpler than that. Maybe we can start with one product for men and for women. The key feature is to customize so we can just select our best product for each of them. What is customized color? Well, you have animal print. We can do the basic colors, black, white, red, blue, yellow ring. You have a color gradients and you can combine up to four colors. What about Register, User and signing? Well, people must register, right? Can we do it simpler than that? What if they don't register and we just take their shipment details? What about Ride review? Well, they can write a title. Some comments, and stars from one to five can be simpler than that. Well, maybe just say, how much did you like it from one to five. So what about bu in their shoes reviews? We can just display the average score. What about shipments? Well, I was thinking and achievement by post shipment by DHL and locally very. But I think for now we'll just go with sheep men by post. And we can continues lies in the cards into smaller and more detailed user stories while moving the less important user stories to the shoot and later sections. This is also a good time to apply the spider technique that we watched in the user story lessons. 16. Workshop Part 8: MVP and Releases: When you are building a product, you can imagine that you can have a super complete product, which usually is a waste and takes a lot of time. You can have a product with a minimum features, but that is a raw product that nobody wants to use or need. Or you will have a viable product, which are the features that you really want. Now, a minimum viable product is something in the middle. Is a product developed with sufficient features to satisfy Early Adopters started the business and learn from it. The next set of features is designed after considering the feedback from the initial users of the product, sometimes stakeholders feel that they need to define everything before starting the project, but we need to teach them that we can modify unimproved the product all the time. The truth is that stakeholders want a product that they can be proud of it and that is understandable, but that will take months and there is no guarantee. So the idea is to start with small experiments of low risk. With this technique, they understand that they can start with a tiny version for certain users under from them, or just start a small part of the business set in small business goals to get some revenue. We will think of our MBP by creating a released called MVP and MVB or any release must have a goal. So the goal of the stakeholders for this release, or MVB, is to start selling for one type of user and learn from Shi. So the question is from the math section, what is the minimum set of cards that we should include in the MBP that we can sell is useful for one type of user and we can learn. So we can start by selling one type of shoe for women. We don't need search results or bu product details. We can just go directly to customized shoes. From customize shoe, we can include the size uncombined, up to four colors that will make it unique enough. We can skip reviews, just collect the name, email and shipment details, shipment, my post, pay with credit cards and considered in a user like Jane, it will be good to show a special limited price for opening the shop. Let's validate the MBP by telling a story just from the MBP cards. Jane chooses to buy a woman shoe. She feels excited because it's on a special limited price. She customize it by selecting the size and combining colors. She confirms the order by providing her details to receive the ship by my post. Finally, she pays with credit card. Next release, it will be good to hear the thoughts and feedback from the users, but we can make a draft or how it good look. We will think of every new release with the same mindset that we applied for the MBP. Furthermore, we shall say that every release is a new MVB, but with a new small business goal. For the next business goal, we want to sell one type of shoes for men. So maybe we can add one Manchu, show the average score and allow rating from one to 51. Making a review, a customer like David would like to know the delivery date, untracked this shipment in real time. Those cards required a lot of efforts, but we could just simply display that the delivery time is between three days and just send him the tracking code by email. Let's validate their release two by telling a story, David chooses to buy a men's pair of shoes. He takes a look at the review score, customized shoes by selecting the size and combining colors. He checks the delivery time and compare with the order by providing his details to receive the shipment, my post, and he pays with credit card to follow the shipment. He receives the tracking code when he received a pair of shoes, he will write the product. Do not blend many releases, they are just draft and never lead customers. Think that this is a contract. It does not make sense to think of many releases as the future is uncertain. One release is not equal to one sprint. To know that you need to estimate the cards. A release is a business goal and it can take less than one sprints to complete or several sprints to be completed. There is no rule, but if your releases take too many sprints, you may need to learn to think of smaller business goals and have shorter feedback loops. Think of smaller business increment that you can measure their impact. To maintain the user story map in the long term, when you add a new story or card to your mob, evaluate if it should go in, must shoot, or later sections only. If you add it to mask, then apply the technique to make it simpler. Please complete your board to create an MVP on a second release, if you have a project, you can repeat the workshop, applying all these steps and activities to your project. When you've finished your user story map, please share it by taking a screenshot. Or you can use the Share option to make it public or create a private link and share the URL. I will also share the final version with you. I hope you find this worship useful for your job or potential projects. If you like it, please follow me to receive updates on. Please write a review so you can recommend to others. 17. Final Thoughts: My main goal is to help you with new knowledge that you can apply at work un become a successful, unprofessional leader. 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