Agile Tutorial: How to Appoint Scrum Master

What is scrum master in agile?

The scrum master moderates and facilitates team interactions as team coach and motivator. The scrum master is responsible for ensuring that the team has a productive work environment by getting the resources required ready, removing any obstacles, and enforcing scrum principles, etc.

Appointing scrum master

Perform the steps below to appoint a scrum master for your project. You may try the steps interactively by visiting the interactive product tour.

  1. In the Scrum Process Canvas, click on the gear button next to the work item Scrum Master to configure scrum master.
  2. Click on the action artifact Scrum Master.
  3. Select the team member to be the scrum master. Click on the cell to toggle the member list. (Hotkey: Ctrl-Space)
  4. This lists the team members of this project. Make sure the members are added to this project in order to view them here. Click on a member to select him/her.
  5. Enter the responsibilities of product owner in this project. See the image below for reference.
  6. Go back to the work item page via the breadcrumb.
  7. When you are done, click on Commit at the bottom right corner, and then select Complete from the popup menu.

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