Definition of Ready in Scrum
The definition of ready helps the team be more transparent about how they will get the work done. A similar concept is a definition of done. Compared to the definition of done, you use the definition of ready to determine if the work can even be started. That is, if you think you and your team refined the user story or product backlog item detailed enough that you can put them in your next sprint.
The reason for this is that if the development team does not understand the Product Backlog Items accurately, development effort and time usually increase significantly. Then the team may miss the sprint goal or fail to deliver the desired product on time. This is where the definition of ready comes in handy. The quality of the product backlog item has a direct influence on the team…
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