Questions tagged [acceptance-criteria]
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What is the difference between acceptance criteria and the definition of done?
I don't get what is the difference between both. They seem to be similar to me. For instance, I have this typical login/register User Story. Can you provide some DOD examples? As a user I want to ...
Should developers be talking to users during Story planning / refinement?
When you have a Product Owner who is less technical, can developers be brought into discovery with users and stakeholders? e.g. A new project is underway and the PO is doing discovery, creating epics,...
In Scrum, who is responsible for not-meeting UNexpressed acceptance criteria?
Should the customers or Product Owner worry about making all the acceptance criteria known in advance? Or should the Development Team and Scrum Master worry about them? I'd suppose that it is the ...
How do I define acceptance criteria for subjective outcomes?
We have written user stories such as: As a small business owner I want simple and easy instructions to follow for any recommendations to my website so that I understand what it is I need to do ...
Who should write Acceptance Criteria in a project delivered using Scrum Methodology
We are a consultancy delivering projects for a number of our clients. For some clients, there is a Product Owner who writes the user story and the acceptance criteria (I understand that Acceptance ...
In SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework); are there any guidelines around what feature acceptance criteria should look like (eg SMART)?
My organization has been leveraging SAFe for a few years now and as a Team lead I am concerned about the sort of Feature Acceptance Criteria being defined. Specifically its extremely vague and I would ...
Should I specify user story acceptance criteria in Given/When/Then format or checklists?
As far as I understand Given/When/Then format of acceptance criteria is used when the project is going to follow BDD (Behavior Driven Development). Thus, the acceptance criteria will be used for the ...
Is "Replicate X visual feature from Y app" a valid acceptance criterion
Assume there is a graphically intensive visual feature in app X. It includes dimming out some part of the screen at some point in the program. The story revolves around implementing a similar feature ...
"View content"-type user story/acceptance criteria
I'm relatively new to the acceptance criteria in GWT format, and I'm struggling with writing them for the features that involve reviewing content. For instance: the user is on the home page of e-...
Acceptance Testing fails on owners machines only
I'm in the process of completing the acceptance testing with a customer for a web based system and after 3 rounds of acceptance testing we have found that one particular feature of the system does for ...
How to organize effective iteration demo in outsource project?
Most of our clients are abroad, so it's impossible to have a face-to-face conversation at the demo meeting. Are there any best practices on how to show progress and capabilities of the increment at ...
What's the point of having acceptance criteria when you have defined in a design document what you want done and how?
I recently found myself debating about the usefulness of acceptance criteria in a user story. Bear in mind that the team in question is not a feature team, it is a technical component team (if that ...
Which tense is correct when describing acceptance criteria in scrum stories?
I've found that some people use past tense when writing acceptance criteria in scrum user stories. I'm finding it confusing, but my coworker claims it's the only correct way. - It was not possible ...
What to do with a branch and card when a task meets the acceptance criteria BUT user testing reveals it's not acceptable?
Firstly, I think this is a common ground between software development and PM but believe I have posted this in the right community. I have been recently coming into this situation more and more and ...
Jira Ticket best practices
I've been with two very different companies that both use JIRA Tickets to track work done. The first was corporate company with some high standards when it comes to defining Tickets in Jira, the ...
Acceptance Criteria for user story on interface adapting for devices with different resolutions
I'm working on acceptance criteria for user story on interface adapting for multi-device Web based application So far I have initial user story: As a User I want to use the application on different ...
How do I get client to participate in acceptance testing?
We have a weak spot in our flow. Whenever the time for acceptance testing comes, our client simply doesn't do it in time. There are 50 user stories in Jira waiting to be reviewed by him. The number is ...
Who else can test in absence of QA?
My team has got a dedicated QA for 4 developers (I know there is no such role in a Scrum Team, but I am writing here to provide information). Now, the problem is: we are heading to Sprint end and she ...
Issue found while testing but scenario not mentioned in acceptance criteria
Scenario: We have architects that writes specs and acceptance criteria. Business Specialists and Product owner does not give any documented business specs/logic so the architects writes the acceptance ...
Is this good acceptance criteria, in a JIRA? [closed]
Please give honest feedback about whether this is a good style of acceptance criteria. Please detail what is wrong with it. Given <source system> has pushed the <account details file> ...
JIRA query to find all issues where acceptance criteria is less than 20 characters
can anyone help me with a JQL to filter all jira issues in my project that have acceptance criteria less than 20 characters
Best practice for Service Acceptance criteria in User Story format?
Like many in this forum, I am working in an enterprise organisation that subscribes largely to the ITIL model of service management. A discrete team that provide guidance and sign-off for service ...
User story/acceptance criteria for page with a lot of content
I've recently been tasked with writing user stories and acceptance criteria (GWT) and would like to ask for advice since I'm relatively new to such approach. A bit of context: Project is a web app ...
How to track Incomplete acceptance criteria in JIRA
I have a question regarding the incomplete acceptance criteria in a sprint. A user story is said to be completed if all the acceptance criteria are satisfied. There can be multiple acceptance ...
Is given-when-then a standard for how acceptance criteria should be worded?
I am having trouble understanding whether it is considered a best practice to write acceptance criteria in the Cucumber-style given/when/then format, or if there are some scenarios in which this is ...
Acceptance Criteria, Given/When/Then format demote readability of user story?
I'm creating Acceptance Criteria for user stories. Since it seems to be the main way to do it in my current company. I feel that Given/When/Then always demote user story's readability and increase ...
Can Gherkin style acceptance criteria be used as implementation detail for developers?
I'm talking about using Cucumber's Gherkin style syntax such as GIVEN ... WHEN ... THEN. I read a post and really liked the idea. However, the author doesn't expand on how he uses the "Living ...
Using acceptance criteria and scenarios with BDD
TL;DR: We use rule-oriented and scenario-oriented acceptance criteria for test definition and clarity. Is this OK? I am seeing more and more descriptions of stories where the user scenarios or bullet ...
pdus for continuing certification as pmi 's pmp
I have to collect pdus for my re certification as PMP before July 2017. Can I just do self study and online podcasts, webinars to account for 60 PDU in category A, B And C - Education PDUs . Do i ...