Step 11 - Sprint planning

Drupal 9 site migration project delivery blueprint


The details on this page represents the goal, activities, deliverables and resources for conducting a sprint planning as part of a site migration project.

The sprint planning is step 11 of a 24 step project delivery process Salsa has designed for migrating (or upgrading) sites from a legacy or proprietary CMS to Drupal 9.

An overview of the entire process can be found here: Drupal 9 site migration project delivery blueprint.


3: Planning


Group stories into packages of work with consideration to priority, dependency and delivery capacity


  1. Estimate stories from backlog

  2. Identify key dependencies stories

  3. Map out immediate sprint and model subsequent sprints based on developer capacity.


  1. Product Owner assembles stories for next sprint from backlog

  2. Project team has working model of backlog stories and story sprint assignment

Resources and templates*

  1. Templated JIRA story samples for site migration project

* to be publically available by Q1 2021 to align with the GovCMS D9 roadmap.  Reach out if you’d like a draft version beforehand.

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