Velocity

[vuh-los-i-tee]

Definition of Velocity

The rate that a Team or Organization has been producing Product; usually calculated as completed StoryPoints per Sprint. It is often used as an approximation for Capacity and is often confused with WorkRate.

Examples

My Team’s Stakeholders are very interested in our sprint-to-sprint Velocity.

Cite This Term

"Velocity." ScrumDictionary.com. Accessed Jan 17, 2019.
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