7 benefits of user story maps

7 benefits of user story maps

7 benefits of user story maps

Discover customer goals and needs with story mapping.

Discover customer goals and needs with story mapping.

Discover customer goals and needs with story mapping.

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Why use user story maps?

User story maps provide a better understanding of user needs and product features and better collaboration inside and outside the product team.


Facilitate collaboration

Facilitate collaboration

You can easily involve stakeholders in the product discovery process using user story maps as visual backlogs.

Involve stakeholders in the product discovery process using user story maps as visual backlogs.

Involve stakeholders in the product discovery process using user story maps as visual backlogs.

story map - collaboration
story map - collaboration
story map - collaboration
user persona card from storiesonboard
user persona card from storiesonboard
user persona card from storiesonboard

User-centric planning

User-centric planning

User personas help you to understand the typical users of your product.

Integrated with your favorite tools

Sync your story maps with your favorite issue trackers and automate product feedback collection.

Jira integration
Azure DevOps
Confluence
GitHub
Trello
Slack
Zapier
Figma
G-Suite
Pivotal Tracker
Google Chrome
Intercom

Integrated with your favorite tools

Sync your story maps with your favorite issue trackers and automate product feedback collection.

Jira integration
Azure DevOps
Confluence
GitHub
Trello
Slack
Zapier
Figma
G-Suite
Pivotal Tracker
Google Chrome
Intercom

Integrations

Sync your story maps with your favorite issue trackers and automate product feedback collection.

Jira integration
Azure DevOps
Confluence
GitHub
Trello
Slack
Zapier
Figma
G-Suite
Pivotal Tracker
Google Chrome
Intercom

Write user stories easily

Write user stories easily

The story card details section helps you to write great user stories and acceptance criteria.

story card 2
story card 2
user story goals and steps
user story goals and steps

Keep track of the big picture

Keep track of the big picture

With user story cards sorted out in a logical layout, you can switch between strategic or detailed views.

“When I ask someone to explain their project, I can visualize what they're saying at the speed that they are explaining it. It's that easy to use. I use it to visually map any kind of project I'm involved in. From large scale software projects to planning my own home renovations."

Bram O.

Agile Coach

Backlog prioritization

Backlog prioritization

Estimate, assign, and arrange user stories using the built-in framework features.

backlog prioritization
backlog prioritization
release planning
release planning
release planning

Release planning

Release planning

Arrange user stories into releases, and add release goals and dates with just a few clicks.

Automated
implementation

Automated
implementation

Integrate the story map with just a few clicks to your issue tracker.

auto sync with issue trackers
auto sync with issue trackers

Unlock the potential of your product backlog

Define the project scope with confidence and meet stakeholders' needs.

Unlock the potential of your product backlog

Define the project scope with confidence and meet stakeholders' needs.

Unlock the potential of your product backlog

Define the project scope with confidence and meet stakeholders' needs.

Take a deep dive into
story mapping

Take a deep dive into
story mapping

what is story mapping blog post
what is story mapping blog post
what is story mapping blog post
What is story mapping?

Learn to define the functions and features of your software.

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start user story mapping blog post
start user story mapping blog post
Start user story mapping

Let's follow these few steps to create a useful story map.

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how to create user personas blog post
how to create user personas blog post
how to create user personas blog post
User personas

Understand the key needs and goals of the user groups.

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user story examples blog post
user story examples blog post
user story examples blog post
User story examples

Learn how to write user stories effectively.

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acceptance criteria blog post
acceptance criteria blog post
acceptance criteria blog post
Acceptance criteria

Learn how to write acceptance criteria fast & easy.

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AI User Story Writing

Learn user story mapping step by step with AI assistance.

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Free story mapping ebook

50 handpicked hints on

  • Discovering project goals

  • Mapping the user journey

  • Prioritizing user stories

NEW! AI bonus materials included

  • 100 user story map examples

  • Templates for specs

  • Useful articles

Free story mapping ebook

50 handpicked hints on

  • Discovering project goals

  • Mapping the user journey

  • Prioritizing user stories

NEW! AI bonus materials included

  • 100 user story map examples

  • Templates for specs

  • Useful articles

Free story mapping ebook

50 handpicked hints on

  • Discovering project goals

  • Mapping the user journey

  • Prioritizing user stories

NEW! AI bonus materials included

  • 100 user story map examples

  • Templates for specs

  • Useful articles

Story mapping FAQ

Story mapping
FAQ

What is user story mapping?

How do you conduct a user story mapping session?

What does a story map consist of?

Who created story mapping? What is the history of user story mapping?

What is the story mapping process?

What is a user story workshop?

Why is story mapping important?

How do you make a physical story map?

What is the user story in Agile?

How to write a good user story?

What are the acceptance criteria for a user story?

What can story mapping be used for?

Who writes the user stories?

Who should attend a story mapping session?

What is the user persona on the story map?

What are releases?

How to brainstorm user stories?

Why is prioritization important when working with user stories on the story map?

What is the purpose of creating a product backbone?

How to convert a story map into a conventional product backlog?

What is the MVP release?

What is the difference between epics and user stories?

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