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How to diffuse knowledge about Scrum?

Last post 02:36 pm April 15, 2023 by Alessio Valenti
2 replies
01:58 pm April 13, 2023

Let's imagine that, based on the conversations which are held, you as a Scrum Master understand that some team members do not have the correct concept of something defined in the Scrum Guide.

They have probably worked with that many years so they feel quite confident on the topic.

In my opinion, at this moment, the Scrum Master should act as a Teacher.


Let's make an example: wrong concept of Sprint Goal, would reading with them that specific part of the Scrum Guide - and leave time for remarks/questions - be a good way to do it?


Thanks in advance for sharing your suggestions, thoughts and experience :)

03:33 pm April 13, 2023

Scrum is not implemented for it's own sake, but in order to establish and maintain empiricism under complex conditions of high uncertainty. That's what the framework is for. Why not diffuse an understanding of that, and anchor any discussions that are to be had in these terms?

02:36 pm April 15, 2023

Hello @Ian and first of all thanks for your reply!

Thank you for suggesting this option.


And what do you think about my initial idea of "reading with them that specific part of the Scrum Guide - and leave time for remarks/questions"? I would like to be concise and to show proof to the team that their concepts are not necessarily aligned with the ones defined by Scrum - (e.g. "the PBIs planned at Sprint Planning are a commitment for the team", while the Sprint Goal is).

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