Sprint is similar to 100 or 200m sprint. Depending upon length of the track we call it sprint or marathon. When there is a race, there will have length of the track and in agile sprint length measured in weeks.
Similar to race when the sprint starts whole team runs with its full capacity and capabilities till its completion. The smaller the sprint the faster you get the results.
Sprint is one time boxed iteration of a continuous development cycle. Within a Sprint, planned amount of work has to be completed by the team and made ready for review. Sprints are always short: normally about 2-4 weeks. Team collaboratively sets their target with Product Owner as “Sprint Goal” and plans their work in Sprint Backlog.
Each sprint follows a defined process –