ZenTao ManualBook Info
1 Introduction
1.1 About ZenTao
1.2 Introduction PPT
1.3 Technical Support
1.4 Follow Us
2 How to Install ZenTao
2.1 Choose the best installation
2.2 ZenTao Cloud
2.3 One-click Installation for Windows
2.4 One-click Installation Package for Linux
2.5 Installation with Lampp
2.6 Source Code Installation (for all Systems)
2.7 Set up Virtualbox for ZenTao
2.8 Softaculous service
3 Upgrade ZenTao
3.1 Upgrade ZenTao
3.2 Upgrade by source code (for all systems)
3.3 Upgrade for one-click installation for Windows (xampp)
3.4 Upgrade for one-click installation package for Linux
4 Users and Groups
4.1 Organization Structure
4.2 Add a User
4.3 Batch Manage Users
4.4 Groups and Privileges
5 Simple Application
5.1 Project and Task Management
5.2 Bug Management
5.3 Product Management
5.4 Individual Task Management
6 Basic Application
6.1 Basic Workflow
6.2 Agile and Scrum
6.3 ZenTao and Scrum
6.4 ZenTao Tutorial for Rookies
6.5 Create a Product
6.6 Create a Story
6.7 Create a Project
6.8 Confirm Stories
6.9 Story Breakdown
6.10 Report a Bug
6.11 Manage Contacts
6.12 Customization
7 Advanced Application
7.1 Workflow
7.1.1 ZenTao Workflow
7.2 Personal management
7.2.1 My Todo
7.2.2 My Task, Story and Bug
7.2.3 My Profile
7.3 For Product Owner
7.3.1 Manage a Product
7.3.2 Manage a Product Line
7.3.3 Create and Review a Story
7.3.4 Change and Review a Story
7.3.5 Story Status
7.3.6 Notes for Writing a Story
7.3.7 Product Modules
7.3.8 Release Plan
7.3.9 Create a Release
7.3.10 Roadmap
7.3.11 Manage Documents
7.3.12 Product Planning Meetings
7.3.13 Daily Scrum, Review and Retrospective Meetings
7.3.14 Story Reports
7.4 For Project Manager
7.4.1 Create a Project
7.4.2 Set up a Team
7.4.3 Confirm Stories
7.4.4 Story Breakdown
7.4.5 Daily Standup Meetings
7.4.6 Check Project Progress via Burndown Chart
7.4.7 Check Project Progress via Lists
7.4.8 Review and Retrospective Meetings
7.4.9 Basic reports on tasks
7.5 For Development Team
7.5.1 Project planning meeting and task breakdown
7.5.2 Claim tasks and update
7.5.3 Kanban and Tree Diagram
7.5.4 Create a Build
7.5.5 Test Task
7.5.6 Resolve a Bug
7.5.7 Manage Documents
7.5.8 Confirm Bugs
7.6 For QA Team
7.6.1 Bug Management
7.6.2 Report a Bug
7.6.3 Confim and Close a Bug
7.6.4 Activate a Bug
7.6.5 Locate a Bug
7.6.6 Test Cases
7.6.7 Create and Review Test Cases
7.6.8 Manage Test Tasks
7.6.9 Test Suites, Public Case Libs and Reports
7.6.10 Manage Test Tasks
7.6.11 Execute Cases and Report Bugs
7.6.12 Reports
8 Configuration
8.1 Maintain ZenTao
8.1.1 Initialize scripts
8.1.2 Back up ZenTao
8.1.3 Recover the Deleted
8.1.4 Update Burndown charts
8.1.5 ZenTao remote host
8.2 Deploy ZenTao
8.2.1 Guest Login
8.2.2 Email Notification
8.2.3 Set Super Admin
8.2.4 Configure Static Access
8.2.5 Delete "zentao" from the address
8.2.6 Integrate ZenTao with SVN
8.2.7 Integrate ZenTao with Git
8.2.8 Integrate webhook
9 Custom Development
9.1 ZenTao customization
9.2 ZenTao Directory
9.3 Locate and Change Files
9.4 ZenTao Database Structure
9.5 Common Modules
9.6 Add Features to Menu
9.7 Set Privileges to Modules
9.8 Examples: Modify Language Prompt
9.9 Examples: set priority when creating bugs
9.10 Web Editor
9.11 Packaging Standards of ZenTao 1.1
10 Other Relevant Issues
10.1 About third-party code
10.2 How to Help ZenTao
10.3 ZenTao Business Service
10.4 Acknowledgement

Create and Review a Story

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Last edited by Renee on 2018-01-09 15:02:00

Product managers may be used to write stories or specifications. Stories about a product usually are defined in a Word file But we suggest that stories in ZenTao be written by functions. To put it simply, stories are excerpted from the original Word file and recorded in ZenTao as separate stories. According to Scrum, it is an user story. An user story is to describe user types, user objectives or values of the objectives. With all the information, it’s very convenient to communicate and cooperate within the team.


1. Create a Story

  •  Log in as a product manager;
  • Go the Product->Story.


  • Click the menu “Create” at the right, and the page of Add a Story will pop out.
  • The title of the Story is required;
  • It can be left empty temporarily for the plan and module the Story belong to.
  • Check "No Review" in Reviewed By, so the Story that is about to be added is activated. Only activated story can be linked to the projects and then to be developed.
  • Mailto can be set, so relevant members can be notified about all changes in the Storyby emails.
  • Keywords can help you search. You can set keywords, so content can be searched by keywords.


You can also upload images as stories. Click the inverted triangle right by +Story, and then click Batch Create.


Then click Upload Images->Add Files. Images in .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, and .png can be uploaded.

 

After the images are uploaded, ZenTao will take the name of the image as the title of the story and the image as its content.

2. Review a Story

When creating a story, there is a check box "No Review". If checked, the status of the Story is Active. But in most cases, the story needs to be reviewed. Even if there is a assignated person who is in charge of the product, you can also save your ideas as a drafts for further actions. The review process of the added story is shown as below.



Now let’s look at the Review page of a Story. Choose the Story that needs to be reviewed, and click the Review button.



The Review Result includes Pass, Clarify, Reject and so on. If passed, the status of the story will be changed to Active and then it can be linked to the project for development.


  • If Clarify, the story will be kept as a draft and reassigned to the one who created it for improvements. 
  • If rejected, rejection reasons will be provided. The reasons include,
  • Reviewed By is the user involved in the review and can be automatically screened by user names. Generally speaking, story review can be an off-line meeting, and people involved in the review should be recorded in ZenTao.
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