Product Manager's Backlog Grooming Checklist

This checklist is for one of my most important tasks as a product manager: grooming the backlog. I use the checklist to go through the list of tickets and keep the backlog short, up-to-date and prioritized.

Checking existing tickets

Check every ticket in your backlog and ask these questions to keep your backlog clean and actionable (in descending priority):


You need to take two decisions to follow my checklist:

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