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Scrum Master: A New Career Path For Agile Processes & Organizations


{#/pub/images/ScrumMaster.jpg}Scrum Master is a relatively new position in the agile framework for managing IT Projects.  Businesses going down the agile path, and consultants helping them do it, are still debating what the role of Scrum Master should look like in their organizations.  Like most new roles, it really depends on the dynamics of the company and the existing team. 


This article addresses the role of Scrum Master and gives some insight into how succsessessful organizaitons are establishing the role.


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The article answers the following questions:

  • Is Scrum Master a role or a position?
  • Who fills the role of Scrum Master?
  • What are the requirements and duties of a Scrum Master?
  • Why would I want to be a Scrum Master and how do I get started?


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Scrum Master: A New Career Path For Agile Processes & Organizations


{#/pub/images/RonMontgomery1.jpg}Written by Ron Montgomery, Management Consultant & Owner, OnPoint, LLC Ron is certified as a Project Management Professional, Agile Certified Practitioner and Certified ScrumMaster with over 35 years of hands-on experience in business planning, software development, process improvement & deployment of software solutions.  By partnering with clients to drive business value from technology projects, Ron assists clients with business planning, IT strategy, project and program management, vendor selection and team training/mentoring.


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