Scrum ceremonies are meetings that ensure that the scrum master, product owner and development team to communicate with the team in progress of the project. There are five scrum ceremonies, sprint planning, daily stand up, sprint review, sprint retrospective. Scrum ceremonies are important and it key to have all involved in attendance. That means you will have the product owner, scrum master and all the members in scrum team.
There are mainly Four Ceremonies in Agile Methodology.
They are as follows –
- Sprint Planning Meeting
- Daily scrum Meeting / Daily Stand Up Meeting
- Sprint Retrospective
- Sprint review
Sprint Planning Meeting
- Sprint planning meeting is conducted before starting the Sprint.
- Development team, scrum master, product owner are the participants of the sprint Planning meeting.
- The duration of the Sprint planning meeting may be of 1 hr per week i.e 2 hrs for 2 week sprint.
- The sprint planning creates a road map for the upcoming product development sprint.
- During the sprint planning session, the team consults the backlog, which is a list of all desired features and fix the issues that the team can select from as they determine what to complete during the sprint.
- During the sprint planning session, the team consults the backlog, which is a list of all desired features and bug fixes that the team can select from as they determine what to accomplish during the sprint.
Daily Standup Meeting
- Daily stand up meeting is conducted daily commonly in the morning.
- Development team, scrum master, product owner are the Participants of the daily stand up meeting.
- Following are the questions mainly asked in the Meeting –
What did you complete yesterday?
What are your plans for today?
What problems are you facing?
- Daily Stand up meeting is conducted to know what are the thing going around the team. It helps to know that how the progress is going on.
- One way to prevent daily Scrums from exceeding 15 minutes is to ensure everyone is on the same page before the meeting begin.
- Many Scrum teams use a modern work management platform to help track each component’s progress.
Sprint Retrospective Meeting
- This Meeting is conducted at the end of the
- Development team, scrum master, product owner are the participants of the Sprint Retrospective meeting.
- This meeting is about getting quick feedback to make the product and development better.
- The main questions of the Sprint Retrospective meeting are what went right? and what went wrong?
- This Meeting provide ongoing guidance for the team to keep things going well.
- Using feedback from stakeholders and the Scrum Master, the team should identify how it can improve its processes to have more effective sprints in the future.
Sprint review Meeting
- After the team has completed the sprint, it’s time to meet with the stakeholders in a sprint review meeting
- The Scrum team, Scrum Master, and product owner meet with other teams, managers, and executives to showcase what they accomplished during the sprint.
- A team take a casual approach to sprint reviews and give them a feel to celebrate. It indicates that the sprint or features are been completed and should be hand over to the client.
- The sprint review should last as long as necessary to demonstrate the team new technology and have a productive conversation with stakeholders.