User stories are too often thought of as just another way to gather requirements. That misses the point and can lead us down the path of aimless projects just trying to complete a set of predefined work.

Done right, users stores provide clear business purpose by answering the who, what, and why of specific business problems that should be addressed. In doing so, user stories help flesh out vision and value stream details that improve decision making across the organization and make delivery teams more effective.

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