Sprint backlog defines the what, why, and how of what product value will be delivered in a period.

Sprint goal defines why, included tasks are the what, and the team’s plan to deliver the increments is the how. This should be readily available to stakeholders and detailed enough to see progress. This artifact commits to the sprint goal.rS2

  1. Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, The Scrum Guide: The Definitive Guide to Scrum: The Rules of the Game, 2020, https://scrumguides.org/docs/scrumguide/v2020/2020-Scrum-Guide-US.pdf. (See notes.)