Definition of Grooming

Synonym for Backlog Refinement.


The Team had a Grooming Session where they Groomed a few Stories to get them ready to be agreed to in Sprint Planning.

In between putting an Item on the Backlog and deciding to do it is Grooming, which consists of activities that order the Backlog and turn Backlog Items into Ready Stories: small, well-defined and ready to take to Planning.

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"Grooming" Accessed Jun 22, 2024.