Effective Sprint Backlog Management
Feb 25, 2024
The Sprint Backlog is a Scrum artifact, or a tool, at the heart of a Sprint. It is an artifact that when mismanaged or ignored, often leads to Scrum teams to be in a whirlwind of disorganization. What is this artifact that holds such importance? Let’s dive into Sprint Backlog, understanding its core definition, its ownership, and who is responsible for its management.
How to do Effective Sprint Planning for a Scrum Team
Feb 5, 2015
Sprint planning does not need to be challenging. It is often fun and a time for the entire Scrum team to build camaraderie by working together to answer the question of “What can we commit to?” Here I provide examples and strategies for keeping sprint planning focused and effective, and detail potential solutions to common problems teams encounter when planning a sprint.