Is your sprint delivery down? Learn the common distractions that can delay your sprint delivery and what to do about them.
- Like a police force of one,…the scrum master must watch for signs of distractions…and nip them in the bud to end the problems quickly…in order to protect the team.…Let's talk about some…of the most common distractions a little more.…We're all victims of drive-by sometimes.…This is where someone stops by and asks us…to work on something that isn't part…of the sprint commitment.…If you're lucky enough to have experts on your team,…chances are that someone, somewhere else in the company…wants something from them.…
Often, these folks already know the rules of Scrum,…but can't get their requests into the product backlog…because it doesn't help your product.…Instead, they stop by, call or send an email to the expert…since they already have a relationship with the person.…They make their request and their friend, your team member,…does them a favor by stopping her sprint work…and helping them out.…You can argue that it's no big deal…and will only take a few minutes,…but it can be far more distracting than that.…
The person has to stop what they're doing…
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- Adding finesse to your scrum
- The product owner and scrum master roles
- The relationship between the product owner and scrum master
- Product owner as business representative
- Product owner as a team's business guide
- Scrum master as team advocate
- The forming and storming stages of team development
- Taking a team from norming to performing
- Scrum master as team guardian