INFO: This article is part of the series on agile anti-patterns.
Here is the entire series.
Agile Anti-Pattern Series:
- General Agile Anti-Patterns
- Daily Scrum/ Daily Standup Anti-Patterns
- Sprint Anti-Patterns Part I
- Sprint Anti-Patterns Part II
- Sprint Anti-Patterns Part III
- Backlog Anti-Patterns Part I
- Backlog-Anti-Patterns Part II
- Sprint Review Anti Patterns Part I
- Sprint Review Anti Patterns Part II
- Sprint Review Anti Patterns Part III
- Retrospective Anti Patterns Part I
- Retrospective Anti Patterns Part II
- Retrospective Anti Patterns Part III
- Sprint Planning Anti-Patterns Part I
- Sprint Planning Anti-Patterns Part II
- Sprint Planning Anti-Patterns Part III
- Role Anti-Patterns Part I
- Role Anti-Patterns Part II
- Role Anti-Patterns Part III
- Role Anti-Patterns Part IV
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- What is a Sprint?
- No work-in-progress limit
- Sprint boards are not up to date
- Side gigs
- Constant work interruptions
- Missing support
- Task assignments
What is a Sprint
A Sprint is an iteration in the development process of a product. Its output is a product increment. Its outcome is an added value for the users of the product. Typically, a Sprint lasts between 2 and 4 weeks. In my experience, 2…