Product backlog refinement involves sprint review meeting and refining the product backlog—a prioritized list of features, enhancements, and bug fixes. This ceremony ensures the backlog items are well understood, estimated, and appropriately ordered. The team collaborates with the
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The team collaborates with the product owner to clarify requirements, discuss implementation details, and estimate the effort required for each item. Maintaining a healthy and well-groomed backlog, the team can effectively plan and prioritize work in future sprints.
Roughly through the sprint
Product owner, Team
– Collaboratively refines and clarifies backlog items.
– Estimates the effort required for each item.
– Prioritizes backlog items based on value and dependencies.
– Ensures a well-groomed backlog for effective sprint planning.
– Facilitates clear communication and shared understanding.
Sprint planning is a ceremony held at the beginning of each sprint to define the work to be done. The team collaborates to select backlog items for the upcoming sprint, break them down into smaller tasks, and estimate the effort required. The product owner provides guidance and clarifies any questions regarding the selected items. Sprint planning sets the sprint goal, establishes a clear plan of action, and helps the team commit to a realistic scope for the sprint. A sprint is a set amount of time a team must work to finish a specific amount of work. At the start of a sprint, there is a sprint planning meeting, also called sprint planning. This meeting, which is overseen by a Scrum Master, is when the Scrum team discusses the project as a whole and gives updates on each milestone’s expected completion date.
Following the sprint planning meeting, the product owner updates the product backlog to reflect any modifications to the initial milestones and the projected completion dates for each. Discussions during sprint planning center on the items in the product backlog. The entire team calculates the work needed for each item during these ceremonies. Consider sprint planning as a necessary step.
Start of Sprint
Product owner, Team
Spirit of Sprint Planning
– Selects and commits to backlog items for the sprint.
– Breaks down items into tasks and estimates effort.
– Establishes the sprint goal and a clear plan of action.
– Facilitates collaboration and shared understanding.
– Sets realistic expectations for the sprint.
Remote vs. In-person
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