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I often have students tell me that one of the key insights they have during my scrum certification classes is that they thought they were practicing scrum at their company, but no, they really are not. One student named it scrum-adjacent practices. I love that description! Scrum-adjacent practices: they sound like scrum on the surface – in general, scrum language is used; but behavior has not really changed.
In today's fast-paced business environment, collaboration is key to success. It enables teams to work together efficiently, leverage diverse expertise, and deliver value to customers. When everyone collaborates effectively, the entire team can align their efforts to deliver value to end-users. However, external distractions often prevent teams from reaching their full potential.
As a Scrum Master, I have seen the benefits of self-managed teams and how they can lead to increased productivity, better collaboration, and improved job satisfaction. However, fostering a self-managed team is not an easy task. It requires a lot of effort and dedication from the Scrum Master and the team members, as well as cooperation from management.
Are you interested in becoming a Scrum Master but don't know where to begin? You've come to the right place. In this blog post, we'll be exploring the role of a Scrum Master and what it entails. We'll also discuss the common challenges faced by Scrum Masters, the qualities needed to be a successful Scrum Master, and the benefits of having a Scrum Master on a team.