A Guide to Creating User Story Maps

What’s a User Story Map

When we start a project we can potentially be faced with 100’s of requirements. It can be difficult to grasp where to start.

To help with this Jeff Patton invented story mapping as a way to visualise user stories. The story maps help you reach a visual and prioritised product backlog.    

Rather than writing a dull requirements document, story mapping is an engaging activity.  It’s an opportunity for the team to come together to tell a story about a type of person doing something to reach a goal.

The story maps work best when you base them on user research.  This way you know your requirements are grounded in reality.

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