Anyone still have their teams write user stories? Not at the initiative or epic level (those we have at PRDs) but what about breaking down functionality and requirements for that epic?

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I (the PM) write the epics, and my business analysts write the stories and testing requirements.

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Same.

At the company I work for the product managers write the epics or user stories and the product owners break those down into stories or tasks

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I feel like you are making some assumptions with your question. The word “still” struck me as odd.

Are you using SAFe agile framework ?

What is your purpose in using a PRD ? Is it for marketing to use ? Is it for engineering. I have written PRD for different audiences before.

With my current team we use OKR / EPICs / stories. We don’t have a need to write PRD.

Products vary so much…. just launched or mature… if might help if you share a little more.

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Thank you. I wondered if you were talking about waterfall.

I have friends at many companies… and some use PRDs and some don’t. I wonder if we could do a poll here. It might be easier to get votes, then for people to reply to the post. I am curious

My current company is around 30% of products use PRD. Prior employer with around 3,000 employees doing commercial software used Aha.io, Jira and Confluence. Products used EPICs/stories because leadership wanted a unified toolset for portfolio product management.

Do your friends use the lean business canvas and hypotheses/experiments?

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