Sprint Goal & Sprint Backlog Examples

Sprint goal is not equal to the number of stories pulled into the sprint. Nor to complete every product backlog item that was pulled during Sprint Planning. Many team members hate and feel Scrum isn’t good because their manager ask them to commit on the product backlog items (that are...

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Product Backlog Prioritization – Kano Model

Kano Model Product Backlog Prioritization Technique The Kano model was developed by Prof. Noriaki Kano during 1980s. Kano model basically classifies customer preferences into five categories for customer satisfaction. This is one of the most popularly used product backlog prioritization technique. To identify the 5 classification in Kano model, for each functionality, two questions would be...

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Benefits of Scrum Framework

Benefits of using Scrum framework Scrum is incremental and iterative frame work. In scrum we, iterate over the process & increment the product, thus continuously inspecting and adapting towards the goal.   Reduce risk during development Early discovery and mitigation of risks Accommodates changes early Manageable complexity Higher confidence and...

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Sprint Events

Sprint Events Summary   Sprint Planning Daily Scrum Sprint Review Sprint Retrospective Goal Create the Sprint goal & Plan to reach the goal (Sprint Backlog) Inspect & Adapt towards sprint goal & Plan for the day Inspect and Adapt on usable product increment developed Inspect & Adapt to be Effective...

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Don’t Freeze Sprint Backlog

Don’t Freeze Sprint Backlog I commonly get to hear one statement very commonly, “Sprint backlog should not be changed and be freezed” Yes, one mistake that management force the team to do is FREEZE their sprint backlog, while the sprint backlog is the development team’s plan to achieve the sprint goal,...

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