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How to become a better ScrumMaster

I've heard from time to time that a ScrumMaster is just a facilitator, or just a coach. I disagree; rather, I feel that the ScrumMaster must have business sense, communication skills, tact, and political savvy in order to have the slightest chance at a successful transition.

The perfect ScrumMaster would probably have advanced degrees in engineering, business, sociology, education, and in psychology, and have worked as change agent and manager of projects with different degrees of uncertainty in d...


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Scrum Masters are not just facilitators or coaches. They must posses business sense, communication skills, and political savvy in order to be successful in their role. This lesson provides some tips on how to become a better Scrum Master