Inability to Use Sprint Goals Is Symptomatic of Serious Product Management Problemsfleeting
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The inability to use Sprint Goals is symptomatic of serious Product Management problems
Ultimately, even though the product vision seems focused on the product, ultimately it’s not about the product. It’s about how your product will make life better for the people who will use it.
Without a Product Vision, it is difficult to apply focus. This lack of focus makes it hard to implement Sprint Goals, as Sprint Goals force you to focus.
If you don’t know where you want to go with your product, good luck coming up with a focused, coherent Sprint Goal
When you drag a group of disparate Product Backlog Items into the Sprint, the only option left on the table is crafting a faux Sprint Goal that reduces your efforts to: ‘Finish X, Y, and Z’.