A Day In The Life Of A ScrumMaster


The daily life of a ScrumMaster is anything but mundane. Play along with one ScrumMaster as she facilitates, plans, and runs interference all in the name of becoming a Well-Formed Team™.

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Scrum Handbook: Servant Leadership And Scrum Mastering

Servant Leadership

Scrum Mastering is a servant-leadership role. That’s a given. The phrase servant leader, first coined by Robert K. Greenleaf in his groundbreaking essay, The Servant as Leader, defined the role as focusing “primarily on the growth and well-being of people and the communities to which they belong. While traditional leadership generally involves the accumulation and exercise of power by one at the ‘top of the pyramid,’ servant leadership is different.”

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Our 3 Medal-Winning Agile Infographics

Whether it’s in the workplace or on the track field, going for the gold is truly all about Agility.

In the spirit of the 2016 Summer Olympics, we present to you 3 of our favorite 3Back Infographics. Each Infographic is a winner on its own, valiantly earning Gold, Silver and Bronze medal status.

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The 7 Facets to Being the Best Scrum Master

What are the 7 facets for being the best Scrum Master? The Scrum Master is seldom a ‘Master of Scrum’; but their primary responsibility is to help the Scrum Team improve its use of Scrum. This isn’t simply for Scrum’s sake; it’s because the Team needs to get better at doing what the Product Owner…

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The Scrum Team vs. The Development Team

In Scrum, names matter. They add clarity and help define accountability. Which is why we designed our latest infographic to illustrate the difference in some important names. Scrum Team vs. Development Team.

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Seven Reasons To Get Your ScrumMaster Certification

The CSM Seven As I think back throughout my life, there have been a lot of certifications along the way. Some of them required, such as the nerve wracking teenage driver’s license, or the nightmare inducing graduate level final exam that I took as a misguided college sophomore. Some of them purely for show, such as…

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The Roles of The ScrumMaster

This is an excerpt from Exploring Scrum: The Fundamentals. While the Product Owner is the Team Member who is accountable to the Business for the value of the Team’s Results, the ScrumMaster is accountable to the Business for making sure that Scrum is used correctly, that the Team uses Scrum in a positive way, and…

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