Should a user story be reopened for enhancements?

A user story for a particular function has been implemented in production. After go live, the business has a small enhancement to the function. Should the user story be reopened for the enhancement?

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Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Feb 20, 2017

Hi Paul,

we do not reopen closed issues when there are small enhancements. Since this is a new requirement, this should be handled in a new issue.

We just reopen an issue, if the implementation was not correct.


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That's a question about your processes, not one we can really answer.

Generally, assuming a pretty standard and common way of doing things, no, you'd create a new issue, but that might not be the way your organisation really wants to work.  If it were me, I'd only re-open issues that have goine into a production system if they failed, got rolled back, or switched off.  An enhancement to production is a new enhancement to my mind.  But that's just the way I'd do it.

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