Play by Play is a series in which top technologists work through a problem in real time, unrehearsed, and unscripted. In this course, Play by Play: Becoming a More Effective Scrum Master, Jeremy Jarrell and Doc Norton explore the deeper context behind the skills all great Scrum Masters share, what qualities are necessary for an individual to succeed, and how to judge a Scrum Master’s success so their progress can be measured objectively. By the end of this course, you’ll learn the necessary skills to be a more effective Scrum Master and what it takes to help your team reach their highest potential.
Jeremy Jarrell is an agile coach and author who helps teams get better at doing what they love. He is heavily involved in the technology community, both as a highly rated speaker throughout the United States.
Doc is passionate about working with teams to improve delivery and build great organizations. Once a dedicated code slinger, Doc has turned his energy toward helping teams, departments, and companies work better together in the pursuit of better software. Working with a wide range of companies such as Groupon, Nationwide Insurance, Belly, and Centro, Doc has applied tenants of agile, lean, systems thinking, and servant leadership to develop highly effective cultures and drastically improve their ability to deliver valuable software and products.
Course Overview Welcome to this Play By Play with Pluralsight. A Play By Play is a special course where two experts sit down together to share their experiences with common challenges and problems affecting today's software development teams. Play By Plays are unscripted and unrehearsed, so they give you deep and honest insights into the minds of today's top software professionals. In this Play By Play, Doc Norton and Jeremy Jarrell discuss the role of scrum master, and how scrum masters can be more effective when working with their teams. Doc and Jeremy share their insights on topics, such as what responsibilities a scrum master must fulfill in order to be effective in their role, what an organization should consider when planning for the staffing of the scrum master role, what types of individuals may be ideal to fill this role, and how a scrum master can know when they're filling their role successfully. Doc and Jeremy each have a wealth of experience helping agile teams reach their true potential, and are happy to share what they've learned from that experience with you. We hope that you enjoy this Play By Play: Becoming a More Effective Scrum Master, and that it helps you become more effective with your team.