Scrum Master as a Facilitator

A nice article about how the Scrum Master can (or should) act as a Facilitator. Facilitation goes far beyond moderation of scrum events. The article clarifies this …


Summarised, great facilitation is about:

  • Serving the team without being their servant;
  • Helping the team make decisions and reach consensus that sticks;
  • Addressing difficult attitudes, dysfunctional behaviours and unproductive attitudes that keeps meeting from achieving their outcomes[5];
  • Being a keen observer;
  • Stepping back as soon as you can support their continuous self-organisation;
  • Knowing when to interrupt the team;
  • Helping the team get quality interactions;
  • Delivering questions and challenges.


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