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What is a Sprint Backlog?

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A sprint backlog is a list of items to be completed on a sprint development cycle. Items can include user stories, product features, non-functional requirements, bug fixes, knowledge acquisition activities and prototypes.
Each item is estimated and just enough placed in the backlog to be completed in a sprint. Sprints are typically short fixed length cycles of 1-4 weeks.
As the sprint proceeds, a sprint burndown tracks how many items have been completed. Uncompleted items at the end of the sprint are moved back to the product backlog and can be put into the next sprint if the product owner chooses.
Overview: Sprint Backlog
A list of items to complete during a sprint development cycle.
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