Definition of Ready (DoR)

[def-uh-nish-uh n uhv red-ee]

Definition of Definition of Ready (DoR)

The State a Story must be in in order to be Ready.


A Story is Ready when all it will take is a short (less than 10 minute) convers­ation during Planning in order for the Team to finalize the Agreement, agree to do the work, task it out, and move on to the next one. Based on this definition of Ready it is clear that Backlog Refinement is a fairly substantial activity.

External Sources

  1. Ready, Done, and UnDone Work

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"Definition of Ready (DoR)." Accessed Nov 18, 2018.