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Steps in a User Story Map


Steps are the lower levels defined under Goals. create the backbone of the map by telling the story or narrative of the user’s journey. Steps map with Epic in Jira.


How to create a Step?

To create a step, go to the portion of the user story map where the goal is displayed. Click on the “+” button with a goal.


Details that are displayed on the step card at the user story map are:


  1. Title of the step/epic

  2. Issue link - epic link (step link)

  3. Status of the step/epic

  4. Assignee

  5. Priority of the step/epic

Users can also change “Priority”, “Status“ and ”Assignee” by clicking the icons shown on the step card.

Click on the Epic issue link to add details for the step/epic.


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