The typical backlog is a tech task tracker, a bug database, or a feature wishlist. In the end, it’s a black hole of promises, wasted work, and a source of frustration. — We only need the user stories in progress and a few more ahead, which can be discarded at any time. That’s our backlog if you want to call it such. I’ll tell you why and how. Beware, this advice follows The “Just Sharing” Principle.