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What is a Scrum master? A key role for project success


Scrum is a powerful framework for implementing agile processes in software development and other projects. This highly adopted framework utilizes short iterations of work, called sprints, and daily meetings, called scrums, to tackle discrete portions of a project in succession until the project is complete. What does a Scrum master do?

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Juggling Multiple Scrum Teams

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Instead, let me introduce our latest curated experience report author and Scrum Master juggler Iurii Ilantaskii. In his report, Parallel Juggling while Coaching Multiple Teams, Iurii shares his experiences juggling his duties as a Scrum Master in support of multiple teams. OK, Iurii didn’t have to … Continued.


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Scrum@Scale for Organizational Success: Insights from a Scrum of Scrums Master


Scrum@Scale for Organizational Success: Insights from a Scrum of Scrums Master by Brian Hackerson | November 29 , 2023 | Blog In American football, being “ahead of the chains” means the offensive team has effectively advanced, making subsequent plays easier and achieving the goal more attainable.

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CSM certification: Costs, requirements, and all you need to know


The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification , available through the Scrum Alliance , is an entry-level certification aimed at providing professionals with an awareness of the methodologies and values of Scrum, including team performance, accountability, and iterative progress.

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Scrum Master vs. Agile Coach: Why Successful Transformations Need Both


During an Agile transformation, leaders often assume that the Agile coach role can be undertaken by a Scrum master. While they share similar traits, these roles have scopes that differ greatly.

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What’s Happening with Agile Coach Camp Worldwide

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If you aren’t aware, thanks to COVID-19 Agile Coach Camp Worldwide has gone virtual with the Home Edition. Agile Coach Camps are targeted at Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, Managers, Execs, really anyone that is interested in taking a coaching approach to helping others … Continued.

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Influencing software quality as a Scrum Master


Scrum Masters serve a key role in achieving both aspects. A Scrum Master serves the team by coaching members in self-management and cross-functionality, helping them focus on creating high-value increments, and removing impediments. Read the full blog at Influencing software quality as a Scrum Master – Qxperts.