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The goal of a Scrum Master is NOT to make herself unneeded

- Henrik Berglund
in Community Blogfeed

I keep hearing things like “The goal of a Scrum Master/coach is to make herself unneeded”, or “For a mature team, we can do with a part time Scrum Master/coach”. None of these make any sense to me. I can understand where it is coming from though. I think it is since we have ...

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The Deadly Disease of the Focus Factor

- Henrik Berglund
in Community Publications

There is this small germ that keeps thriving year after year. Untreated it will bring the organizations it infects to an unheroic death. To check your organizational health, answer these two questions: Do you estimate work in “ideal” hours? Do you follow up on your estimates,...

Tags: Teams, Behavior

There are no meetings in Scrum!

- Henrik Berglund
in Community Blogfeed

Well isn’t that great? Your team is now supposed to do Scrum and now there is another set of meetings cutting into the time you would rather use to actually get something done. In popularity, “meetings” tend to be viewed as enjoyable as a dentist appointment. We have books like &ld...

Tags: Scrum