Collaboration at Scale: User Story Mapping at Scale

With Jeff Patton, Veteran Product Manager and Agile, Lean, UX, and Product Design Evangelist; and Luke Hohmann, Founder and CEO at Conteneo Inc.


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User story mapping is a powerful tool for understanding workflows and complex aspects of system behavior. By arranging stories according to user goals and identifying ways to increasingly improve how a user can realize their objectives, user story maps help identify holes and omissions in your backlog, improve release planning, and ensure that higher-order goals are realized.

In this Collaboration at Scale webinar, we explored the opportunities and challenges that large distributed teams face when creating and using user story maps.

About the Collaboration at Scale Webinar Series

A joint production of Scrum Alliance® and Conteneo Inc., the Collaboration at Scale webinar series is designed to provide a series of focused, outcome-driven solutions to collaboration problems faced by CSPOs®, ScrumMasters, and Scrum Team members in organizations of 10 or more Scrum teams.


Jeff Patton
Jeff Patton helps companies adopt a way of working that’s focused on building great products, not just building stuff faster. Jeff blends a mixture of Agile thinking, Lean and Lean Startup Thinking, UX design, and design thinking to end up with a holistic, product-centric way of working. Jeff is author of the bestselling O’Reilly book User Story Mapping, which outlines a simple holistic approach to using stories in Agile development without losing sight of the big picture. You can learn more about Jeff by visiting

Luke Hohmann
Luke Hohmann is the founder and CEO of Conteneo Inc. (formerly the Innovation Games Company). Conteneo’s enterprise software platforms and professional services merge collaboration frameworks, data analytics, and domain expertise to help organizations optimize decision making in the areas of strategy, innovation, sales, product development, and market research. Luke is also co-founder of Every Voice Engaged Foundation (EVEF), a 501(c)3 nonprofit that that helps citizens, governments, and other nonprofit organizations collaborate at scale to solve technical and wicked problems. EVEF has been a leader in the Participatory Budgeting movement, helping citizens prioritize hundreds of millions of dollars through budget games.