Question: When should backlog refinement occur?

Product backlog grooming often happens two to three days before the end of a sprint. There is almost always someone on the team who is frantically busy two or three days before the end of a sprint.

How often does Backlog refinement occur?

Often, Scrum Teams come together once per Sprint, or once per week to have their Refinement Meeting. The Product Owner shares what Product Backlog items (PBI) need to be refined and the whole team discusses them.

What is purpose of backlog refinement?

The intent of backlog refinement is to ensure that the backlog remains populated with items that are relevant, detailed and estimated to a degree appropriate with their priority, and in keeping with current understanding of the project or product and its objectives.

Who should backlog refinement?

The Product Owner can refine items on the backlog at any time, in or outside a meeting. The Scrum Master and Development Team Members can also update items at any time. Usually under the direction of the Product Owner.

When should estimation happen in Scrum Backlog refinement?

Everyone plan on hanging around for a bit after tomorrows daily scrum meeting and well play Planning Poker to estimate the new items. Doing it right after the daily scrum helps cut down on the number of interruptions in total. I usually aim for having that meeting about two days before the end of the sprint.

Is Backlog refinement a scrum ceremony?

The Scrum Guide describes Product Backlog refinement as the act of adding detail, estimates and order items in the Product Backlog. So the Scrum Guide is quite clear; refinement is not an event in Scrum. This may appear like mere wordplay. But it does have a significant impact on how it is done in the real world.

What are the 5 Scrum ceremonies?

These are the five key scrum ceremonies:Backlog grooming (product backlog refinement)Sprint planning.Daily scrum.Sprint review.Sprint retrospective.31 Jul 2020

Who facilitates backlog grooming?

Scrum Master During Backlog Refinement (Grooming) the Scrum Master facilitates as the Product Owner and Scrum Team review the user stories at the top of the Product Backlog in order to prepare for the upcoming sprint.

Does estimation happen in sprint planning?

Its clear that sprint backlog items should be estimated as part of a sprint planning meeting when the sprint backlog is created. The second time a team should estimate product backlog items is once per sprint, if new product backlog items have been added since the previous sprint.

What are the 5 scrum ceremonies?

These are the five key scrum ceremonies:Backlog grooming (product backlog refinement)Sprint planning.Daily scrum.Sprint review.Sprint retrospective.31 Jul 2020

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