The Rules of Scrum: Your ScrumMaster knows Scrum well and can explain it both quickly and in detail to others

It is crucial for the ScrumMaster to be fluent in all things Scrum. The ScrumMaster is a servant-leader of the team and needs to be able to provide that leadership in words as well as in deeds. The ScrumMaster also needs to be able to help those outside the team understand which of their interactions with the team are helpful and which aren’t. Being able to communicate Scrum with brevity and clarity is essential for this work. Furthermore, it is important for the management and leadership of the organization to perceive the ScrumMaster as possessing a level of expertise and authority with Scrum and again being able to explain Scrum well in addition to be understanding it and believing in it is required for the ScrumMaster to build and maintain confidence in Scrum as a framework throughout the organization. In short, The ScrumMaster is the representative or ambassador of Scrum in the organization and an ability to communicate all aspects of the framework is an essential aspect of representation.

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About Mishkin Berteig

Mishkin Berteig is a Baha'i, a father of four, a husband and an experienced Agile consultant and trainer. Mishkin is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) with the Scrum Alliance, a certified Master of OpenAgile wight he OpenAgile Centre for Learning and a certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) with the Scaled Agile Academy. Mishkin has a technical background including a B.Sc. in Computer Science and worked as a Chief Architect reporting to the CIO of Charles Schwab, but gave it up to be more Agile.

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