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Scrum: Novice to Ninja by M. David Green

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Chapter 4Scrum Rituals

The practice of working on a scrum team is organized into a series of rituals. The rituals mark key events in the process of carrying out the work of a sprint. It's the responsibility of the scrum master to host each of the rituals, and make sure that they focus on their objectives, and produce the desired results for the benefit of the entire team.

What Are Rituals?

Each ritual is a face-to-face gathering in real time, which takes people away from the work they're doing, and offers them the opportunity to have targeted communication with each other about the context of that work. Scrum favors communication over documentation, which is why it provides regular and clearly defined opportunities for various types of useful ...

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