Learning Objective:

The intention of this Model is to help organization / individuals to measure and improve the effectiveness of ScrumMasters in their role.

For the Existing ScrumMasters:

  1. Helps the existing ScrumMasters to evaluate their current position in terms of their role maturity
  2. Helps the organization by providing the range of maturity level and helps the ScrumMasters to improve in their role maturity

For Agile / Scrum Coaches:

  1. Helps the ScrumMasters to understand the position where he / she stands and what that really mean by providing the necessary insight
  2. Helps to find out the action items and coaching technique so that the ScrumMasters can move to the next level of maturity

Expected Business Impact:

  1. This model can be used in a single Business Unit / across multiple business units as it will be generic.
  2. This model helps the ScrumMaster community in a single BU or across BU or across product lines to evaluate their position. It provides the path for ScrumMasters to improve and perform their work better


ScrumMaster Maturity Model is developed by Mr. Brian M. Rabon, CST, PMP, President, The Braintrust Consulting Group, USA (http://braintrustgroup.com/). I have started working with him from this year beginning and tried this model as a case study with 8 scrum teams across 3 product groups in my organization (EMC Corporation, Bangalore).

I have the first cut ppt readily available with data's and interpretation.


Outline/Structure of the Case Study

The rough outline of the session:

  1. Introduction Scrum Framework 
  2. ScrumMaster - Role 
  3. CMMi Model - Just a reference slide - all the top 3 slides for 5 Min
  4. ScrumMaster Model Hierarchy - 5 Min
  5. Levels (detail of all the 5 levels) - 15 Min
  6. Case study & piloting details with data and analysis - 15 Min
  7. Q & A - 5 Min

Learning Outcome

Learning Outcome:

  1. If you have multiple scrum masters working in your organization, this model helps you to find where they stand (in a scale of 1 to 5) in terms of their role expectation & their role maturity.
  2. This helps the scrum master's to see where they stand and also helps them to grow in their maturity model.
  3. At the Organization level it helps to define a maturity model and a career path for ScrumMasters

Target Audience

Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, Process consultants, Head of Engineering, CEO's, VP - HR


schedule Submitted 7 years ago

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