Is committed to the product we are creating, is involved with and the customer, drafts release plans and prioritizes the backlog at least 2 weeks out.
Is a single person who is external to the team who prioritizes work for at least one future Sprint.
Is also our Scrum Master who prioritizes the backlog when he can.
Is envolved with the team and does his best to prioritize the backlog and follow a release plan.
Has at least two Sprints worth of stories and is prioritized.
Has enough stories for one Sprint.
What Backlog? We live Sprint to Sprint.
Is the definitive list of everything that could ever be done by the team in order to complete and/or maintain the project.
We know our velocity and it steadily increases.
We measure our velocity but it fluctuates Sprint-to-Sprint.
We don't track velocity.
Our velocity is a flat line unless the team puts in overtime.
Is a great servant leader. He/she lets us do our thing but makes sure we stay within the guidelines provided by the Scrum ceremonies and rituals.
Runs the rituals and ceremonies as expected and removes impediments efficiently.
Is pretty good for a project manager.
Is our old project manager with a new title.
Team size fluctuates Sprint-to-Sprint
Visible, dynamic and constantly being updated by the team.
Visible but isn't part of the team culture.
We don't use a Scrum Board.
An important tool that helps us get work done.
Our Product Owner and Scrum Master estimate most backlog items.
The team estimates points using planning poker
We have an intuitive sense of how many points each item is worth based on a common reference story.
We don't use points.
4 weeks long
3 weeks long
2 weeks or shorter