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AC for AC – 7 Steps to Improve the Quality of Acceptance Criteria

Posted by Product Development Team on October 24, 2019 7 min read

Authors: John Roets, Solutions Architect; and Paul Gebel, Product Innovation Lead

While it may seem odd to propose “acceptance criteria for acceptance criteria” as a way to specifically address the quality of AC requirements, that’s precisely what we’re doing here. We believe that establishing a list of quantitative measures against which each requirement statement (acceptance criteria) can be judged – and then measuring the requirements’ quality over time – goes well beyond the more vanilla approach we so often hear: “The team understands the AC” statement in the Definition of Ready (DoR), to a more explicit set of requirements for requirements.

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