The Scrum Training Series is a series of screencasts available for free on the web. Its goal is to provide ae fun way to learn about Agile and Scrum, to prepare for Scrum or Agile certification (CSM, CSPO, PSM, or PMI-ACP) and to debunk popular misconceptions.
The ScrumMaster is a key element of the Scrum teams that need such a role for facilitating their work. In his book “Scrum Shortcuts without Cutting Corners”, Ilan Goldstein discusses the question if a ScrumMaster can be member of multiple Scrum teams.
This talk provides a is a reflection on what Michael De La Maza has learned as an Agile Coach about communication, emotional stress and team organization.
In a typical Scrum project, the ScrumMaster might have to fill many different roles simultaneously. He can be a technical expert, an evangelist, a mentor and a coach.
Knowing the basics of Scrum is essential for any team member, but out in the trenches, a good ScrumMaster must be ready to identify and deal with Agile Antipatterns quickly to help his team and organization move forward.
What do you do when as a new ScrumMaster you meet resistance, opposition and modified Scrum practices when you start your first Agile project? In this article, Natalie Warnert provides ten survival tips for the new ScrumMaster.
This article by Badri Srinivasan discusses the important notion of team leadership in Scrum and how the ScrumMaster should be a Servant Leader for the Scrum team. The article presents the principles of Servant Leadership. This is a philosophy and practice of leadership that is defined as “a management philosophy which implies a holistic view of the quality of people, work and community spirit. A servant leader is someone who is servant first and who contributes to the well-being of people and community.”