Agile: When is a story done?

Anyone who has worked with me in the past will probably recognize my standard response to vague or unclear requirements – “how will I know when I’m done?”. I use it so much becuase the simple trick of changing viewpoint to view work in terms of acceptance criteria is key to enabling sensible discussion, estimation, …

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Automated story-based acceptance tests lead to unmaintainable systems

A fascinating counterpoint to Gojko Adzic‘s writings on acceptance testing in an agile process. thekua.com@work » Automated story-based acceptance tests lead to unmaintainable systems Update: here’s some more discussion on this topic, and how it is affected by the nature of user stories User Stories are Just Schedulable Change