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Design It! by Michael Keeling

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Activity 8Point-of-View Mad Lib

The Point-of-View (POV) mad lib summarizes business goals and other stakeholder needs in a memorable, engaging format. Here’s a basic POV mad lib template. You can use this template as is or create your own.

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The format should be familiar to anyone who has written agile stories, though the emphasis is on stakeholders’ needs and how the overall system will provide value rather than specific features or functionality. You might think of it as a user odyssey, a statement that encompasses potentially multiple epics and stories.

Benefits

  • Develop empathy for stakeholders’ needs.
  • Articulate business goals in a user-focused ...

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