Sprint Commitment | Definition of Sprint Commitment by Scrum Dictionary

Sprint Commitment

[sprint kuh-mit-muh nt]

Definition of Sprint Commitment

The Team commits to its Sprint Goal and to doing its due diligence in order to have all completed Stories get to “Done”. The Team does not commit to doing all the Stories in the Sprint Backlog.
As defined in the Scrum Guide, the Team commits to accomplishing the Sprint Goal during the Sprint.
In original Scrum, the Team commits to completing the Sprint Backlog during the Sprint; the Scrum Guide deprecated this definition.


At the beginning of the Sprint, the Team made a Sprint Commitment to get the new software released.

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