10 Tips for Effective Agile Sprint Planning

  1. Set the sprint goal
  2. Prioritize the stories that fulfill the sprint goal
  3. Arrange an informal sprint planning preparation meeting
  4. Meeting arrangements
  5. Introduction of the candidate stories
  6. Sizing of the stories
  7. Breakdown stories into tasks
  8. Agreement on the bug fixes and support work
  9. Setting due dates
  10. Effective work days

Target Outcome
Agreed Sprint Goal
Committed sprint backlog with stories and the sum of the story points isn’t more than the velocity
Bug fixing and support work is included in the sprint backlog and isn’t more than the agreed capacity
Each story is divided into tasks and each task has estimated hours
Total number of estimated tasks isn’t more than the team’s actual capacity
Tasks and user stories are mapped out in a schedule with due dates

Author = Yodiz Team


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