Sprint prioritization meeting template

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Sprint meeting.png This article covers a sprint prioritization meeting!

Sprint prioritization meetings take place at our sprint IRC channel. They're utilized to prioritize the product backlog and to identify potential sprint goals.

This template can be used for all sprint prioritization meetings.



Timeslot for the meeting:

  • Date notation: YYYY/MM/DD
  • Time notation: 24-hour clock, UTC±0

Meeting type

Sprint prioritization meeting.

Meeting place

IRC channel where the meeting takes place. Usually #parpg-sprint.

Meeting goals

  • Prioritize the product backlog with the help of the product owner
  • Identify potential sprint goals

Meeting guidelines

  • Strict 90 minutes timebox
  • The chair moderates the meeting
  • Speakers use the <end> tag to indicate that they've given their feedback to speed up the meeting
  • Missing sprint developers check out the meeting report at the wiki

Meeting timeline

  • Start time
  • Tasks and timeboxes
  • End time


  • Chair: usually the sprint coordinator
  • Scribe
  • Attending developers:
    • Developer1
    • Developer2
    • Developer3
  • Missing developers:
    • Developer4
    • Developer5


  • Reasoning for changing the priority of PBIs
  • Identified potential sprint goals

Parking lot

The parking lot is used for topics that can't be explored within the meeting due the meeting's time limit. These topics will be added to the parking lot. The sprint team will briefly discuss the parking lot items after the meeting has officially ended and volunteers for each parking lot item have to be identified to ensure that these tasks are actually tackled until the next meeting.

Meeting logs

  • Link to meeting logs
  • Meeting start timestamp
  • Meeting logs timestamp notice (usually UTC-7)
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