What is Sprint Planning, Sprint Backlog, Sprint Goal?

Answers to Quiz Time:

Question #1) Which Scrum ceremony is when the team — in cooperation with the product owner, management, and customers — identifies the product backlog that it believes it can develop during the next sprint?

Answer: Sprint Planning

Question #2) having identified the product backlog that it believes it can develop during the next sprint, what is to be crafted next by the team?

Answer: Sprint Goal

Question #3) __________ is an objective that will be met through the implementation of the identified product backlog.

Answer: Sprint Goal

Question #4) The ___________ is the set of product backlog items (the ‘what’) selected for the sprint, plus a plan (the ‘how’) for delivering the product increment and realizing the _________ . This belongs solely to the team. It defines the work the team will perform to turn selected product backlog into a ‘Done’ increment.

Answer: Sprint Backlog; Sprint Goal

Question #5) the team compiles a list of _________ it has to complete to meet the _________

Answer: Tasks; Sprint Goal

Note: Tasks are for use of the team only, for them to understand what needs to be done; not for management to use to manage the team.

Question #6) The team works for a fixed period of time called a _________

Answer: Sprint