ScrumMaster Survey Results
- If anyone is interested in seeing the results of the short survey I
did for active ScrumMasters:
I'd love to hear your opinions in the form of comments too.
Paul Goddard CST,CSC
Certified Scrum Trainer & Agile Coach
- So we add 1.5 more people (1 Scrum Master + 0.5 Coach) to a 7 people team and MAY BE get 30-40% increase in team's productivity over a year or two. Is the cost even worth it?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Seyit Caglar Abbasoglu <scabbasoglu@...> wrote:
> On another point of view, whether he's uber or not, a scrummaster is a
> full-time member of a scrum team. So she might not provide a view-point of
> an outsider, as a coach does. So how can we expect from her to be a perfect
> change agent.
> From this point of view, perhaps a a self organizing team + an outsider
> coach (not full time) would be another solid option, wouldn't it? Just
> thinking.. perhaps even changing those coaches regularly might even provide
> a wider perspective for the team, which is something I would not expect
> just from one guy (scrummaster).
> I think there is a major flaw in sports coach <-> scrum master analogy:
> Sports teams do not have a goal of being completely self-organizing. Yes
> from time to time members do take responsibilities and make decisions.
> However, especially if they face a critical technical problem, the solution
> is almost always dictated by someone not playing on the field. Like who's
> going to take the shot for the penalties when it's a tie.
> May we say the same for a scrum team?