Using the COSMIC Method to Evaluate the Quality of the Documentation of Agile User Stories

Desharnais, J-M., Kocatürk, B., Abran, A.

Agile Project Management (APM) must adopt
dynamic project plans to better handle the uncertainty
and unpredictability associated with the Agile Software
Development (ASD) methodologies. For these dynamic
project plans, the functional size of the evolving
requirements can be measured with COSMIC
measurement method. To support this measurement
activity, the quality of the documentation of the user
stories, which represent the user requirements, is
important to be interpreted correctly. In the research
reported here, the COSMIC method is used to analyze
and report on the quality of the documentation of user
stories.

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01-01-2012
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