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YDS: Can a Manager Be THE Scrum Master?

February 17, 2021

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Can a Manager Be THE Scrum Master? Today's question is from a viewer who wants to know if a manager can also be the Scrum Master? While the Scrum Guide does not forbid it, having a manager in the Scrum Master role can cause many anti-patterns. Watch the video to learn more about how Ryan and Todd have tried to fulfill both roles and have both failed in epic ways!

Ryan Ripley and Todd Miller are the author of Fixing Your Scrum: Practical Solutions to Common Scrum Problems. They are the co-founders of Agile for Humans, the premiere Scrum and Kanban training organization.

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