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Scrum Shortcuts without Cutting Corners: Agile Tactics, Tools, & Tips by Ilan Goldstein

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Chapter 9. Managing the Managers

Even though the Scrum framework doesn’t explicitly call out the specific involvement and contribution of senior stakeholders, project sponsors, and other managers, it certainly doesn’t imply that these roles don’t exist or that they’re not integral to the success of our projects.

The following three shortcuts offer a range of options for integrating these senior, high-level roles into the Scrum landscape.

Shortcut 25: Perception Is Reality focuses on managing the perceptions of project sponsors who may be unfamiliar with Scrum. Shortcut 26: Our Lords and Masters suggests an option for aligning multiple ScrumMasters in larger organizations through the proposed Chief ScrumMaster role. Finally, Shortcut 27: Morphing ...

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