Facilitation Techniques for Sprint Planning
About Sprint Planning
Initiates the Sprint by laying out the work to be performed for the Sprint. Output is a Sprint Backlog (Sprint Goal + selected PBIs + Plan)
Enable a collaborative and transparent environment with a clear objective. Keep the team focussed on the Sprint Goal.
How to Facilitate Sprint Planning
In this Introduction to Facilitating Sprint Planning video, you'll learn how and when to use facilitation techniques such as roman voting, visualization, and powerful questioning so that your team can leave Sprint Planning with a Sprint Goal that is in pursuit of the Product Goal and an initial plan for the Sprint.
Facilitation Techniques for Common Problems
Having trouble crafting good Sprint Goals?
Try using powerful questions to create better Sprint Goals:
Looking for a lightweight structure to keep Sprint Planning on track?
Try the three topic step format:
Consider the top things you should, and shouldn't do, in Sprint Planning: