INPUT: Backlog / Business Requirements Document (BRD)
OUPUT: Product Owner Approved Release Plan
Performed at the beginning of the Release cycle, Product Owners work with the Scrum team to determine Initiatives and Features to be released.
INPUT: Backlog / BRD and Release Plan
OUPUT: ScrumMaster Approved Sprint Plan
Product Owner(s) work with Scrum team to plan out individual user stories to be tackled during the sprint
INPUT: Completed User Stories
OUPUT: Business Owner User Story Acceptance
Scrum team shows Product Owner(s) completed work and receives feedback that is used to create new User Stories as well as defects. Once Demo/UAT is completed, the Scrum team has their approval to promote accepted work to production.
INPUT: Completed Sprint
OUPUT: Architectural User Stories
The Scrum team reviews the activities during the previous sprint and develop architectural user stories that help improve availability, predictability, scalability, etc… to meet the customer need.
OUPUT: Updated Backlog
Product Owner works with the Scrum team to define User Stories and prioritize the backlog for subsequent sprints.