Scrum Master

Can the Scrum Master terminate a sprin...

Hi, I have a question - if the currently executing Sprint fails to satisfy the sprint goal, can the sprint be cancelled by a Scrum Master? The SM works closely with the DT and is more aware about the technical problems faced by the team and how well the sprint goal is being pursued. Shouldn’t th...

Wed 07 Sep 2016 11:15 AM

By Dhruvisha

Can A Client Take Up The Scrum Master'...

Is it possible for a technical person from the client's side, or the client himself, to assume the role of a scrum master in a project?

Thu 25 Aug 2016 11:15 AM

By helly

How much product knowledge should a Sc...

A Scrum Master may work with multiple Scrum teams and/or multiple products. How much knowledge should a SM ideally possess about the product?

Fri 19 Aug 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

Scrum Master Certification without att...

Hi Everyone, I want to get certified as a Scrum Master. I need a certification from a recognised Scrum institute. The Scrum Master certification should have good merits in the market. My problem is I don't have enough time to attend classes or enrol in a workshop. At best, I can learn th...

Fri 12 Aug 2016 11:15 AM

By Jarosław

Replacing an existing Scrum Master wit...

I work in an organisation with 2 other Scrum Masters, so there are 3 of us in all. We have our own Scrum teams to facilitate. The management has decided to appoint a 4th Scrum Master in a month's time. As per the plan, the new SM will take over my team since he is more experienced. I started ...

Thu 04 Aug 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

Should a Scrum Master send Scrum repor...

I work as a Scrum Master. We have an IT department which coordinates all development work in the organisation. Recently, I was told by the IT manager to submit a status report for the sprints. Moreover, this is going to be ongoing process for all sprints. As a SM, my main responsibility is to st...

Fri 29 Jul 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

Should A Scrum Master Send Status Repo...

I was informed by the management to submit a status report during the Sprint. As my goal is to remove impediments, I don't think the Development Team should actually do this. Should the Product Owner be asked to send the report? Should I tell the IT department to come to the Sprint Review? Or sh...

Mon 18 Jul 2016 11:15 AM

By ramesh

Should Scrum Master have a technical b...

We are a software development company and use Scrum. Our Scrum Master has a managerial background, not a technical one. Since the SM has to resolve any technical difficulties as and when they arise and if the team is not capable of solving them, should the Scrum Master have a technical background?

Tue 12 Jul 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

Should the Scrum Master be an integral...

We have been using Scrum for some time now. We have multiple development team following Scrum, and we try to implement Scrum as suggested by the official Scrum guide. One of the practises followed by the management is to employ a part time Scrum Master who overlooks Scrum implementation. As per my k...

Tue 05 Jul 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

Transitioning from a Project Manager t...

I started my career as a Project Manager in a software development company and now I work as a Scrum Master in it. I would like to know other people's perspectives who have made a similar transition - from a Project Manager to a Scrum Master. 1) What made you change your career path? 2) How...

Tue 28 Jun 2016 11:15 AM

By Jeremy

When is the DoD first applied? During sprint planning or daily scrum?

Hi, I have a question regarding the Definition of Done (DoD). I understand that the DoD is an ...

Wed 07 Sep 2016 11:15 AM

Does Scrum allow a 'backlog refinement meeting'?

Hello All, We work with a large product backlog and have to spend a lot of time in refining it. D...

Wed 07 Sep 2016 11:15 AM

Does the new version of Scrum guide make the development team responsible for grooming?

The new version the Scrum guide states: "Product Backlog refinement is the act of adding detail, es...

Thu 25 Aug 2016 11:15 AM