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Development Tools Scrum Basics Scrum Artifacts The Product Backlog and Sprint Backlog

Where does the sprint goal come from?

During the process of agreeing on the tasks that can be completed during the sprint, I noticed the sprint goal. I'm am not completely sure where this came from, and I may have missed the explanation of its origin.

Did the sprint goal start out as a user story? Or Is it in it's nature that is cannot be as specific as a user story and is in fact a more general idea, literally describing the overall purpose of that sprint? It looks very similar to the user stories.

1 Answer

Alexander Lebedev
Alexander Lebedev
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Product Owner sets the sprint goal, which borns after the conversation with stakeholders, clients and the retrospective of the previous sprint. Sprint goal is strongly connected with user story, because user stories help very much in understanding of the essence of the upcoming sprint.

Thanks :)