In the context of agile development and a Consortium with a diverse set of members, the application of various agile-development terms may mean different things to different individuals.
The table below defines the BioData Catalyst Core Terminology:
Descriptions of a user interaction experience within the system from the perspective of a particular persona. User Narratives are further broken down into Features, Epics, and User Stories. Currently formulated into rough 6-month timelines to benchmark progress.
An experience bioinformatician wants to search TOPMed studies for a qualitative trait to be used in a GWAS study
A functionality at the system level that fulfills a meaningful stakeholder need
*Level at which the BDC3 coordinates
Search TOPMed datasets using PIC-SURE platform
A very large user story which can be broken down into executable stories
*NHLBI’s cost-monitoring level
PIC-SURE is accessible on BioData Catalyst
A backlog item that describes a requirement or functionality for a user
*Finest level of PM Monitoring
A user can access PIC-SURE through an icon on BioData Catalyst to initiate search
A collection of related features; orthogonal to a User Narrative
Workstreams impacted by the User Narrative above include: