Scrum: ScrumMaster guide

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This guide is for ScrumMaster scrum role. To read more about scrum roles please use this link: scrum roles.

Meeting: Sprint planning

  • Attendees: ScrumMaster, ScrumTeam, and ProductOwner.
  • Duration: 1-2 hours

BEFORE the meeting, ScrumMaster should:

  • remind ScrumTeam and ProductOwner about upcoming sprint planning,
  • ask ProductOwner the main goals for upcoming sprint.

AFTER the meeting, ScrumMaster should:

  • Create a new project board (fill out backlog and sprint goals).

Meeting: Daily scrum

  • Attendees: ScrumMaster, ScrumTeam, and optionally ProductOwner.
  • Duration: 10-45 mins

Meeting: Demo and Retrospective

  • Attendees: ScrumMaster, ScrumTeam and ProductOwner.
  • Duration: 1-2 hours

Part 1: Demo

Just remind ScrumTeam purposes of the demo (hint: have fun 🎉 !).

Part 2: Retrospective

Update project goals by the percentage of completeness.

Make sure that ScrumTeam answered the following questions:

  • What went well in the Sprint?
  • What could be improved?
  • What will we commit to improve in the next Sprint?

Remember that the goal is to optimize our work: if you see a pattern in ScrumTeam problems - we need to solve them.