Definition of Item
Short for Backlog Item, synonym for Story.
A Scrum Team’s work is managed with a Product Backlog (Backlog), which is a collection of Product Backlog Items (Items).
These Items represent the stakeholders’ needs and wants – each of them is a request for something of value to be provided by the Scrum Team. These requests can be for anything, including software functionality, help with marketing, non-functional requirements, technical and infrastructure requests, business support, maintenance of existing systems, and so on.
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"Item" ScrumDictionary.com. Accessed Dec 09, 2022. https://scrumdictionary.com/term/item/.