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Agile Project Management with Scrum by Ken Schwaber

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Sprint

The Sprint is time-boxed to 30 consecutive calendar days. Aside from other factors, this is the amount of time required for a Team to build something of significant interest to the Product Owner and stakeholders and bring it to a state where it is potentially shippable. This is also the maximum time that can be allocated without the Team doing so much work that it requires artifacts and documentation to support its thought processes. It is also the maximum time that most stakeholders will wait without losing interest in the Team’s progress and without losing their belief that the Team is doing something meaningful for them.

  • The Team can seek outside advice, help, information, and support during the Sprint.

  • No one can provide advice, instructions, ...

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