A sprint is a timespan of one to four weeks within which a certain selection of stories should be finished by the team. Given the fact that the whole team spends 10 percent of the time (depending on the sprint length) planning and reviewing each sprint, the goal is to reach 100 percent completion of all stories while meeting the project’s quality standards and without overtime. Like a marathon runner needs to carefully plan her energy, planning a sprint requires very good estimation skills by the teams.

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