In archaeology, the term “artifact” refers to an object that was made by a human. The Latin roots of the word artifact roughly translate to “Work of Art.” So, an artifact is something that we make, either a tool that solves a problem, or a work of art that inspires us.
Scrum describes three primary artifacts:
In this section we will learn about the three artifacts. While Scrum describes only 3 artifacts, please understand that these are the minimum artifacts that Scrum prescribes. You can add any number of artifacts beyond these three to achieve your goals, however, the additional artifacts are not the Scrum artifacts.