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Epics, Features, and Stories, Oh My!

If you’re confused about the difference between Epics, Features, and Stories—you’re not alone. Most of us use these terms to describe different types of items we’d put into a Product Backlog. The challenge is that each organization defines them differently and uses them to mean different things.

In this episode of SoundNotes, LeadingAgile SVP and Senior Consultant Scott Sehlhorst joins Dave Prior to talk about the difference between Epics, Features, and Stories, how the three of them are related, and the value that each brings to the table.

If you have questions about the purpose each serves, how they complement each other, and why people often get them confused, you’ll find answers in this podcast.

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