A comparison of 5 planets ranked from the largest on the left and smallest on the right. It’s a metaphor for size, you see…

There’s too much mysticism about user story sizes. Here’s my take, complete with audience participation!

A modern photo of a bright red Fokker Dr.I Dreidecker triplane in a hanger.
Fokker Dr.I Dreidecker triplane

How the First World War drove the development and use of airpower and shaped the way in which future conflicts have been fought.

A woodcut picture of a wild boar.

A retelling of a traditional Welsh folk tale.

A few people gathered around a desk that’s strewn with paper and post-it notes as if they are engaged in a collaborative meeting.

A beginner’s guide to the origins of, reasons for and first steps you can take to write user stories.

“The system must…

An image of the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey. A black grave set into a tile floor surrounded by poppies and with three poppy wreaths lying in front.
The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey. Picture credit.

Westminster Abbey’s most solemn monument contains the body of an unidentified soldier picked at random from the battlefields of the First World War.

A team of smiling 3d-rendered blue stick men with a single smiling red man standing in the middle. Above them there is a host of question marks.

A list of thought provoking, silly, unexpected and occasionally deep questions to ask you team members.

Chris Stevenson

I’m interested in lots of things and write about them. History, nature, environment, business topics, experimental stories and anything else I fancy.

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