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Embedding Guidance Through Architecture User Stories

Published: 22 April 2016

ID: G00339233

Analyst(s): Enterprise Architecture Research Team


Methods for providing architectural guidance designed to work in a waterfall context don’t work well with Agile project workflows. Agile introduces a number of new methods for governance-oriented functions like EA to offer guidance in a way that development teams are set up to digest. Review this example from Eydis* to learn how they make governance guidance accessible and easier for Agile teams to follow, tailor, and prioritize by integrating it into Agile teams’ workflows using the Agile user story format.

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