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How to Become an Effective ScrumMaster (and What to Expect Your First Month)

Derek Mei
Derek Mei
May 8, 2018 · 8 min read
Among all of the different Agile methodologies, Scrum is by far the most popular. (source: State of Agile)

Learning About Scrum

Getting Certified

Three levels of certifications through Scrum Alliance (scrumalliance.org)
The three levels of certifications from Scrum.org (scrum.org)

Applying Agile

The many different hats a ScrumMaster wears, illustrated in the form of South Park (photo credits to CRM Audio)
The end goal of a Scrum team is to reach Tuckman’s performing stage, where the team executes a defined process consistently and performs at a high level. (image credits to 3Back)

Continuous Improvement and Next Steps

Continuous improvements involves understanding and identifying flaws in the current process to implement changes that can improve existing workflows. (diagram credits to LeanKit)


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Derek Mei

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UX Designer and Master’s Student @Bentley University Studying Human Factors. Always improving. www.derekmei.com

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