“As a user” needs to stop.
Published on | Prototyping: From UX to Front End — Medium Janet Taylor Sing it with me: As a _user_ I want to _perform an action_ so I can _achieve an end result_. This is great in theory, but writing good user stories is harder than it sounds. I’ve seen well-meaning product, design, and engineering folks take this approach to user stories and interpret them as magic words. Somehow, as long as we begin our task statement by uttering the “as a user” mantra, we’re magically taking a user-centered approach. No.