Create stories


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Stories are small, incremental pieces of functionality that capture what a user needs and why. Multiple tasks are typically assigned to a story, and a story fits within a single sprint. Create stories from any page with the Create button in the top navigation bar.

Alternatively, you can create stories from the stories page:

If you’re using the new navigation:

  1. Select Items in the top navigation bar.
  2. Select Stories; the stories page displays.

OR

  1. Select Teams in the top navigation bar and select the team you want to view stories for.
  2. On the sidebar, select Stories in the list of options; the stories page displays, filtered by the selected team.

OR

  1. Select Portfolios, Solutions, or Programs in the top navigation bar and select the entity you want to view stories for.
  2. On the sidebar, select More items in the list of options.
  3. Select Stories; the stories page displays, filtered by the selected entity.

Note: This page supports filtering by portfolios, solutions, programs, or teams outside of your sidebar selection.

If you’re using the old navigation:

  1. Select Team from the left Nav menu.
  2. Under the Manage section, select Stories; the stories page displays.

To create a story:

  1. On the stories page, select the Add Story button in the upper-right.
  2. Complete the required fields, and then select Save & Close.

You also have the ability to create new stories within a feature from the feature's Details panel. This is useful for breaking down functionality of a feature into sprint-sized stories for execution.

Note: Add at least three stories to each feature to create a proper hierarchy.

See also

Manage stories

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