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Scrum, The Good Bits: The Backlog

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or Backlogs, accountability & the look on a Product Owner's face when their New Feature pushes another Feature over the deadline

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Scrum has this habit of giving new names to old ideas - status meetings become Daily Standups, requirements become Stories, and the list of things you need to do becomes a Backlog. Every so often someone discovers this and decides it means Scrum is bullshit, and loses the baby as the bath water swirls away.

This is a shame, because Scrum has a whole bunch of good ideas. And some of the best ones - from a developer's perspective - come from the Backlog.

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