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Being Scrum Master with no software development background?

Last post 05:30 pm April 28, 2022 by Esther Sekiziyivu
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01:04 pm April 28, 2022

Hello every one,

I understand that software developmement is not the only domain where Scrum can be used, but still it's the main area where it still is used. So I was wondering if any one can share an experience, or give insights about how an individual with no software development background, convinced by the framework, can make it as a scrum master.


05:30 pm April 28, 2022

@saad ziadi  The role of Scrum Master basically focuses on supporting  team excellence and processes improvement. The understanding of the Scrum Master role and the basic team language regardless of software technical skills  is what  matters. For example, as Scrum Master I need to understand how my role supports the Product Owner, Developers and pick up basic software terminology to be an effective serving leader. The scrum guide, Agile Manifesto, scrum team terminology and project management knowledge are needed tenets for becoming a great Scrum Master. I am currently job-positioned to shadow a scrum team developing point of sale terminals without software technical skills.

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