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Re: Changing SCRUM Team Composition

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  • Mary Poppendieck
    I wanted to ask you: Is the team is eager to get help from a particular person with needed skill, or is the added person newly arrived? Does the team want
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      I wanted to ask you: Is the team is eager to get help from a
      particular person with needed skill, or is the added person newly
      arrived? Does the team want the new person to help out with, say,
      testing, or would they feel added burden of bringing someone up to
      speed?

      Mary Poppendieck

      --- In scrumdevelopment@y..., "Steve Hawkins" <shawkins@i...> wrote:
      >
      > With respect to SCRUM team composition, is there a downside to
      changing the
      > makeup of a team after a sprint has started? For example, if a
      SCRUM team
      > determines that it cannot complete all of the work that was
      allocated to a
      > particular sprint, is it acceptable for the SRCUM master to add
      > (appropriate) people to the team in order to meet the stated
      objectives of
      > the sprint (as long as the team did not grow to an unreasonable
      size)? Or
      > is it better to let the sprint finish with the reduced
      functionality level?
      >
      > Steve Hawkins
      > IMS Consultants
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