It is common for Scrum teams to employ a number that expresses the total volume of work they have completed during an iteration (Sprint), where those completed work items all satisfy the work-item-specific Acceptance Criteria, along with a global Definition of Done. A Sprint is a recurring event, and through the repetition of a set of other events, Scrum teams complete work that is of value to a customer. Velocity is most often measured as the sum total of the abstract relative sizing units of the work items (story points).
Authored by Philip Rogers
Adapted by Karl Smith
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