Definition: A backlog is a list of task-level details required to execute on a larger strategic plan. A quick glance at a prioritized backlog conveys the next items on a project’s to-do list. There are several different types of backlogs such as engineering backlogs, product backlogs, and sprint backlogs. Typical items on a product backlog include product stories and bug fixes.
Synonyms: Engineering backlog, sprint backlog, product backlog
See Also: Backlog Grooming