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  • definition of done

    A definition of done is a checklist of criteria that a product, product increment or project must satisfy to be considered completed. The term is used in agile software development and agile project management.  The team collaboratively develops an... 

  • information radiator

    An information radiator, also known as a Big Visible Chart (BVC), is a large graphical representation kept plainly in sight within an agile development team’s shared workspace. The term is generic rather than specific: information radiators can incl... 

  • WAG (estimate)

    A WAG (wild-ass guess) is an estimate for how long it will take to complete a project.  In agile and scrum software development, a WAG is often based upon historical experience.  

  • product owner

    The product owner is a role in scrum development of the person who represents the business or user community. 

  • rescoring

    Rescoring is an Agile software development process in which the development team revisits a pre-defined list of user stories to review story point scores and adjust them up or down based on what the team has learned in previous development iterations... 

  • product backlog grooming

    Product backlog grooming is an Agile software development process in which the development team revisits a pre-defined product backlog, working with stakeholders to prioritize and break the backlog list into user stories for future use. 

  • iterative development

    Iterative development is a way of breaking down the software development of a large application into smaller chunks. 

  • daily stand-up meeting

    A daily stand-up meeting is a short organizational meeting that is held early each day. The practice is commonly used in the Scrum development methodology. 

  • sprint (software development)

    In product development, a sprint is a set period of time during which specific work has to be completed and made ready for review. 

  • pigs and chickens

    Pigs and chickens is an analogy used in the Scrum software development model to define the type of role an attendee can play at a daily scrum meeting. 

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About Scrum software development

Scrum software development resources to help software development teams create quality software. Popular agile methodologies include Scrum and Extreme Programming (XP). Agile methodologies use short iterations for development and emphasize collaboration and cross-functional teams with members from the business, development, and test.