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Healthy Backlogs

Co-author: Anuj Desai

Traditional backlog management — Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Anuj and I have had the privilege of working with several teams on their roadmaps and sprint plans over the last few years, and we noticed that it is not always obvious what a healthy backlog should look like, or how it can be maintained. Unhealthy backlogs, on the other hand, are much more apparent.

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