The value of a Scrum Master

The value of a Scrum Master

The role of Scrum Master is a debate that has been been raging for over a decade. It is hugely misunderstood term and abused all over the world. I am grateful that this term crossed my life. If it wasn’t for this term “Scrum Master” I would never...
Full Time Scrum Master experiment part 2 – Learning

Full Time Scrum Master experiment part 2 – Learning

The first thing I had to do to prepare for this full time scrum master role was learn the crap out of it. Let’s be clear on something: I love to learn. I studied English literature, psychology and women’s studies in university. I love to learn about the way humans...
Full Time Scrum Master – a 6 week experiment pt 1

Full Time Scrum Master – a 6 week experiment pt 1

I’m a tester in a small delivery squad at Trade Me. Karen joined our team four months ago as a Product Delivery Manager and in this role she’s the person I report to. She was confused about Trade Me’s lack of dedicated scrum masters. Together we started an experiment...
Agile Africa – Unlocking ScrumMastery

Agile Africa – Unlocking ScrumMastery

Biase De Gregorio gave this talk at Agile Africa about building a Scrum Master academy for a client, along with Agile 42 and Just Plain Agile. Growing Agile is also working closely with all these other coaches at this large client, and were involved in the initial...