To establish clear objectives and tasks for the upcoming sprint, review progress toward quarterly goals, and enhance team alignment.
When to Use:
Start of a New Sprint: Kick off each new sprint effectively.
Benefits / Why to Use This Template:
- Alignment: Ensures everyone understands their roles, goals, and priorities.
- Efficiency: Streamlines sprint planning, saving time and reducing confusion.
- Transparency: Provides visibility into progress and challenges.
- Collaboration: Fosters teamwork and a culture of continuous improvement.
- Prepare in Advance: Spend time reviewing past sprint data and setting a clear agenda to make the meeting more productive.
- Focus on Goals: The Goals / OKR / KPIs Check-in section is critical for aligning your team's work with larger objectives.
- Encourage Open Communication: Make sure all team members have the opportunity to share their insights, challenges, and suggestions.
- Set Clear Action Items: Summarize action items and next steps clearly at the end of the meeting to ensure accountability.