schedule Oct 15th 11:15 AM - 11:25 AM place Ballroom D people 10 Interested

In this lightning talk, we explore the 5 attributes to look for in a ScrumMaster:

  • Knowledge - Deep knowledge in Agile and Scrum
  • Experience - Deep experience with Scrum teams and in Agile environments
  • Coaching - Deep understanding of Coaching concepts and techniques
  • Facilitation - Deep understanding of Facilitation concepts and techniques
  • Servant Leadership - Deep understanding and desire to enable success for the teams and the organization

From there we look at the ScrumMaster's progression for removing impediments and addressing issues:

  • Did we talk about it in the Retrospective?
  • Did we discuss the impact?
  • Did we identify root causes?
  • Did we come up with solutions?
  • Have we tried the solutions?
  • What were the initial results?
  • What are next steps from here?

We use the steps above to ensure:

  • Our teams are not making the same mistakes time time after time
  • Our teams are not having the same issues arise time and time again
  • Our teams are not stagnating but rather are getting better over time

This session will arm session attendees with what to look for in a ScrumMaster and discuss how the SM uses the impediment progression to ensure we have a continuously improving team.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

Review the 5 elements to look for in a ScrumMaster:

Discuss the ScrumMaster Progression.

Tie it all back to continuous improvement.

Learning Outcome

Coming out of this session, attendees will have an understanding of traits to look for in a ScrumMaster and ideas on measuring the effectiveness of a ScrumMaster.

Target Audience

Anyone interested in getting a deeper understanding of what to look for in a ScrumMaster

Prerequisite

Participants should have a base understanding of the ScrumMaster role.

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