Making Progress Visible

A ScrumMaster needs to perform the following tasks to make the progress visible:

  1. Work with the team so that they know and understand their velocity for effective planning, commitment, and delivery.
  2. Ensure that the team is making its sprint status visible
  3. Escalate obstacles in a timely fashion so that they’re quickly resolved.
  4. Help the product owner gather data in order to understand and publish release status.
  5. Keep track of obstacles that haven’t been resolved; revisit at a later, perhaps more appropriate time. Log them may be in a spreadsheet.
  6. Work with the team and product owners (possibly collaborate with additional teams) to devise a release plan that is workable, flexible, and amenable to the business.
    • Create a baseline for a number of sprints.
    • Report on sprint and release burndowns.

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