Sprint Backlog

Project Management

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PM Agile


Benefits

All Agile meetings and documents are powered by mission adapted mind map templates, specially tuned for collaborative work. Tracking project Velocity is easy when using ConceptDraw Velocity diagram templates.

Objective

Support Agile methods such as user stories, iteration planning, burndown charts, backlogs, and velocity.

Solution Purpose

These visual tools assist in the holding of Scrum-meetings, collaborative planning for Sprint, maintaining backlog, and calculating and reporting the Velocity of the team.

Intended For

Companies using Agile methodology; specifically, Scrum; Product Owners, Scrum Masters.

Products and methods

In the background of this solution we use mind mapping for visualization of key events and artifacts of Agile methodology. Key diagrams for visualization are made by ConceptDraw PRO.


Use Sprint Backlog to visualize the Sprint Backlog.

Sprint Backlog

Example 1. Sprint Backlog


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Sprint Backlog
    • Attributes
      • Sprint Backlog # __
      • Start date: ___ __, 201_
      • Finish date: ___ __, 201_
    • Features
      • Feature: ________________________
        • Attributes
          • Feature ID: _____
          • Business value: ___________
          • Initial estimate: ____________
          • Priority: __________________
          • Detail
            • Describe here the feature detail updates. Include the sizing based on the requirements revision.
          • How to demo
            • Describe here how to demonstrate the completed feature at the Sprint Review (Demo) meeting.
        • Tasks
          • Task: _____________________
            • Attributes
              • Task ID: _____
              • Effort estimate: _____
                • Team play Planning Poker to estimate effort for the task completion. Type the average estimate in this topic. As a best practice break down the features to tasks for 4-16 hours of work.
              • Priority: ________________
              • Brief description: ________________________________
                • Include completion criteria.

The Benefits for ConceptDraw MINDMAP Brainstorming Software

  • ConceptDraw MINDMAP is effective for brainstorming, designing mind maps, idea generating, creative and lateral thinking, creativity and problem solving.
  • ConceptDraw MINDMAP is ideal for team and personal work in Business, Marketing and Project Management.
  • The libraries with large quantity of vector objects help to illustrate your mind maps and to make them bright, visual and comprehensible.
  • Use of View Navigator tool lets create presentations from a mind map: you can simply select the map parts you want to present, sequence your slides, and preview the presentation.
  • ConceptDraw MINDMAP provides wide capabilities of importing and exporting in various formats: Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, MS Excel, Mindjet MindManager, image, HTML, PDF file.





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