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Determining the Sprint Length

There is no one magic solution to determine sprint length that will work for all teams equally. However, there are few guidelines in Scrum that can help you choose a good sprint length. We should m...


There is no one magic solution to determine sprint length that will work for all teams equally. However, there are few guidelines in Scrum that can help you choose a good sprint length. We should mention that sprints are the heart of Scrum methodology, which is part of AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT .

This entire concept ensures that risks are minimized, requirements clarified and filtered, the product roadmap shared while business driving outcomes delivered at the end of each sprint. But, scrum teams, stakeholders, product owners, and scrum masters are those who should define an ideal sprint length.

IDEAL SPRINT LENGTH

According to scrum guidelines, a sprint shouldn’t last more than four weeks, and its ideal length would be two weeks. But, to understand why a sprint should last up to four weeks, let’s explain the basic approach behind SCRUM PROJECT MANAGEMENT .

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