User Stories are short and simple descriptions of a feature told from the perspective of the person who desires the new capability, usually a user or customer of the system. It´s called User Story because you put the user into focus. Therefore a User Story should lead to a product increment that can be seen valuable from the user- or business perspective.
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A force of life
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