What Do You Do With Incomplete Work at the End of the Sprint? #AskArtisan
One of the questions I get asked a lot has to do with when a Sprint ends… what happens with all the work that isn’t finished at the end of the Sprint? Many people tell me they just push it to the next Sprint, but that’s a really bad idea for multiple reasons. Let me explain what’s supposed to happen, why it’s supposed to happen that way, and how carrying unfinished tasks over into the next Sprint is negatively affecting the overall productivity of your Scrum team.
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Jim is an accomplished author and former manager at Siemens Medical Solutions. Jim's career highlights include managing various development teams ranging in size from 5 to 155 developers, instituting iterative project management processes, and improving product quality, development performance, and customer satisfaction. He's been coached by many thought leaders in the Agile space, including Bob Martin, Jim Grenning, Mike Cohn, Ken Schwaber, and Esther Derby. He started Artisan Agility in 2009, and is the author of "Enterprise Scale Agile Software Development" (published in 2009), and "The ScrumMaster Study Guide" (published in 2011).
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