33776Re: [scrumdevelopment] Why is the Scrum Master called a Scrum Master?
- Oct 26, 2008He mastered Scrum :)
... Scrum is his slave? ...
On Oct 27, 2008, at 6:57 AM, James Brett wrote:
> Anyone know the historical naming reason for this? Im interested as im
> sure there was a fair amount of thought that went into naming this
> the "Scrum Master".
> My reason for asking this question is that whilst "master" can refer
> (as im sure it does in this context) someone who has learnt,
> and "mastered" the art of something, it also carries with it the
> context of "Master and slave" and "command and control", something
> which we obviously spend large amounts of time explaining to teams
> the Scrummaster does not actually have.
> Imagine introducing the world of Scrum to a set of newbies and
> explaining the same role but with the title of say "Scrum
> yes nowhere near as cool, but you get my point.
> Don't get me wrong. Im not hung up on this, its pure curiosity for me
> in wanting to understand the thought process that went into this.
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