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Agile Stories which are not Unblocked until Middle of Sprint

If a story is not clear, you can not give story points to it. If you can not give story points to it, you can not take it into the sprint. So, if the blocking is because of uncertainty, you can not ...
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Agile Stories which are not Unblocked until Middle of Sprint

INVEST, Vertical Slicing, and Goal-Oriented Collaboration Sometimes we take on JIRA stories which are blocked, and will not be unblocked until the middle 1 week into of the sprint. Another person's ...
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Agile Stories which are not Unblocked until Middle of Sprint

In Scrum, a Sprint is not about completing work. The primary purpose of a Sprint is to achieve a valuable goal. Some work is needed to complete the goal. However, we want to acknowledge that at any ...
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Agile Stories which are not Unblocked until Middle of Sprint

Is this an acceptable practice? Well, Scrum is about cooperation, so I guess it is acceptable, if you think it is acceptable and accept it. I would argue that according to Scrum, you as the ...
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Can I take out tasks during a Sprint if I am replacing them with more important tasks that those unstarted tasks would be dependent on?

Yes you can do this, however there are certain implications. If the change you are proposing means the sprint goal is no longer valid then you may need to consider either: Replanning the sprint (...
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Can I take out tasks during a Sprint if I am replacing them with more important tasks that those unstarted tasks would be dependent on?

TL;DR I have two tickets that have not yet started. A new ticket is being brought in that these tickets would be dependent on. Can I move them now into the next Sprint before this current Sprint has ...
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Can I take out tasks during a Sprint if I am replacing them with more important tasks that those unstarted tasks would be dependent on?

Yes, the Developers can add or remove work from the Sprint Backlog, as long as the Sprint Goal remains intact. However, there's no "next Sprint" to move the work into. In the Scrum framework ...
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Can I take out tasks during a Sprint if I am replacing them with more important tasks that those unstarted tasks would be dependent on?

Of course you can but that would be wrong. It shows that you don't plan correctly. If you change the task list in a sprint while the sprint is running, it will ruin all the velocity calculations it ...
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