A powerful scrum software that supports scrum project management. It features scrum tools like user story map, product backlog management, sprint backlog management, task management, daily scrum meeting, sprint planning tool, sprint review tool, sprint retrospective tool, burndown, impediment, stakeholder and team management.
Product Backlog is simply a list of all things that needs to be done within the project. It replaces the traditional requirements specification artifacts. These items can have a technical nature or can be user-centric, and typically in the form of user stories.
The sprint backlog is the list of refined product backlog items chosen for development in the current sprint, together with the team’s plan for accomplishing the work. It reflects the team’s forecast of what work can be completed. Once the sprint backlog is established, the development team begins work on the new product increment.
Every sprint produces a product increment, the most important Scrum artifact. A product Increment is the “goal line” for each sprint and, at the end of the sprint, it must:
A Scrum product backlog is simply a list of things to do for the project. The Product Owner creates, maintains, and regularly re-orders a list of feature to be implemented for a product for adapting to emerging requirements, customer feedback, and market changes.
Groundwork of Product Backlog for Sprint Planning
Product Backlog items at the top of the Product Backlog should be refined and likely to be included soon in next sprint planning. Items further down the backlog need less concrete and can reflect bigger ore more complex ideas. These larger chunks will need to be broken down into smaller pieces as they approach the top of the Product Backlog as shown in the Figure below as suggested by Gunther Verheyen’s article – The Value of the Product Backlog:
In the product backlog above, product backlog items (PBIs) are classified as three different categories readily for the sprint planning:
Sprinted Planned: Sprintable
Groomed: Actionable / user stories
Future: Epic / Cosmic Stories
By maintaining a well categorized product backlog like the structure above, your team should be more readily to proceed to the sprint planning process.
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Manage the Entire Scrum Process in One Page
Automate the Scrum Framework in a fun and enjoyable dashboard with eye-catching updated status.
Manage Backlog, Multiple Sprints of different Scrum Roles with a single-page visually executable canvas
Allow instantly access, review and generate scrum artifacts and related documents to be archived in the Shared Cabinet
Automate the Scrum events and related activities with self-explanatory instructions, samples and required document templates.
Turn every software project into a successful one.