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What is Backlog Refinement?

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Backlog refinement is the practice of reviewing a product backlog to improve user stories, acceptance criteria, test cases and any other information that is relevant to each backlog item. It is also common for items to be dropped from the backlog if they are no longer needed.
Product backlog refinement sessions are lead by the product owner. There is no set point for refinement sessions and they can occur mid-sprint. They may involve the entire scrum team or the product owner with a business unit.
Overview: Backlog Refinement
The practice of improving a product backlog.
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