What do you want for Christmas? How about addressing these issues, expressed in the form of user stories?
- As the video technician in the family, I want my wife to be able to use our TV setup without training so she doesn’t complain at me. [Logitech Harmony Smart Control]
- As a coffee snob, I want to create my own blends for the Keurig machine so I can enjoy every cup. [Ekobrew Refillable K-Cup]
- As a video watcher, I want to watch what I want to watch wherever I want to watch it. [Netflix]
- As a person who admires good design, I want to see a photo depicting the weather in my favorite cities. [Yahoo Weather]
- As a safety-conscious homeowner, I want to be able to quiet my fire alarm without covering it with a shower cap. [Nest Protect]
- As a traveling consultant, I want a Bluetooth headset that works all day so I don’t have to recharge it until bedtime. [Plantronics Voyager Legend and Charging Case]
- As a voracious reader, I want my entire library with me when I travel so I can read whatever I want to read wherever I am. [Kindle Paperwhite]
- As an advocate of excellence in design, I want anything/everything from Apple.
- As a singer/songwriter, I want everyone to enjoy some good music by buying my album called “Years and Years” (or my son’s album This Winter Room).
- As an author and product management coach, I want people to learn about the value of product management in an agile environment by reading From Fragile To Agile: The business role of agile product management.
plus one more:
- As the godfather of product management, I want to help you build a world-class product management organization.