Story Time | Definition of Story Time by Scrum Dictionary

Story Time

[stawr-ee tahym]

Definition of Story Time

Synonym for Backlog Refinement.


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

External Sources

  1. Scrum Backlog Refinement

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"Story Time." AccessedDec 01, 2021.