At Groupon, our engineering teams generally work with a 2-week Sprint scrum model, but we’ve had some adjustments in our history. For example, the team I work with had worked with a 1-week Sprint before, and we faced a lot of challenges while moving from a 2-week Sprints to a 1-week Sprints, and fortunately, we figured them out pretty well eventually.

I will share with you the story of how our team moved from 2-week Sprints to 1-week Sprints, what challenges we encountered, and how we eventually solved them.

How do we work with the 2-week Sprints?

Let me give you a brief overview of how we work with 2-week Sprints, the entire development process is shown in the figure below. …

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