Identifying the Scrum Master Landscape/Journey

The Beginning

When I began my agile journey, I started with two resources. The Scrum Guide and the Agile Manifesto. I read them, printed them off, and reread them many times over. I began applying the content of both in day to day interactions. It was clear early on I may not have understood the full context and scope of both documents, yet knew there was something more.

I needed a deeper understanding and the tool-set to support it all. This led to quite the personal challenge to identify what a Scrum Master’s journey could look like. …

When new Scrum Teams are established, it is typical to guide developers through answering 3 questions for the Daily Scrum. These questions are as noted in the Scrum Guide.

1. What did I do yesterday that helped the development team meet the sprint goal?

2. What will I do today to help the development team meet the sprint goal?

3. Do I see any impediments that prevents me or the development team from meeting the sprint goal?

As teams mature, echoes of the 3 questions fade. A team full of purpose and energy collaborate to create an action plan for…

Jeremy Hanson

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