Continuous Flow

[kuh n-tin-yoo-uh s floh]

Definition of Continuous Flow

In Scrum, doing all work on an as-needed, just-in-time, basis, with each chunk of work being completed without interruptions. The work the Scrum Team does every day includes the Daily Scrum, Production, Maintaining the Results Backlog, and Backlog Refinement.
Moving products through a production system without separating them into lots.

Examples

The way to think of a Scrum Team's work is this: the Scrum Team does a Continuous Flow of work that has a Sprintly interrupt for Feedback and Planning.

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