Re: [scrumdevelopment] Is a Scrum Master a Project Manager?
- The project manager, less his/her responsibilities that the Product Owner
(project value management) and Team (self management) now perform is now the
ScrumMaster, with the additional duties of making Scrum work within the team
and the enterprise through leadership, coacing, and facilitation.
>From: Mike Sutton <mike.sutton@...>
>Date: 2007/08/27 Mon PM 04:20:03 CDT
>Subject: [scrumdevelopment] Is a Scrum Master a Project Manager?
>I know this sounds mad but...
>I look across the IT recruitment market in the UK (and on some of the
>US job sites) and find that Scrum Master is used synonymously with
>'project manager' (albeit with prefixed with the word 'agile').
>So, is a Scrum Master a Manager of the project? If so, is this the
>role that Ken identified in the early days or has the Scrum Master
>devolved to mean 'Project Manager'. If not, what is happening in the
>wild to cause the invaluable role of CSM to become simply associated
>with the somewhat naff term of project manager.
>Answers on a postcard!.