Some thoughts on backlogs
January 31, 2018
I was asked to join a team for a backlog grooming session. We went into the room and opened the backlog in JIRA. It was exactly 99 items long. Not too shabby, but still… 99!? Ninety-nine items of work we hadn’t done. Yet.
This of course triggered this jolly team to start singing and we soon where humming along:
99 tickets of work in the #backlog— Marcus Hammarberg (@marcusoftnet) January 23, 2018
99 tickets of work
Take one down, pass it around, throw it out because it is not required anymore, even Done but we didn’t update JIRA or we might not understand what it says
98 tickets of work left in the backlog
15 minutes spent #agile
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