Scrum Master vs. Product Owner

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Scrum Master vs. Product Owner by Mind Map: Scrum Master vs. Product Owner

1. Product Owner

1.1. Responsible for maximizing the value of the product resulting from work of the team

1.2. Is the sole person responsible for managing the Product Backlog

1.2.1. Product Backlog management includes Clearly expressing Product Backlog items Ordering the items in the Product Backlog to best achieve goals and missions Optimizing the value of the work the Development Team performs Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all, and shows what the Scrum Team will work on next Ensuring the Development Team understands items in the Product Backlog to the level needed

1.3. See also

1.3.1. Agile Product Owner Roles and Responsibilities

2. Scrum Master

2.1. General Tasks

2.1.1. Is responsible for promoting and supporting Scrum as defined in the Scrum Guide

2.1.2. Is responsible that the Scrum process is applied

2.1.3. Helping everyone understand Scrum theory, practices, rules, and values

2.1.4. Is a servant-leader for the Scrum Team

2.1.5. Helps those outside the Scrum Team understand which of their interactions with the Scrum Team are helpful and which aren’t

2.1.6. Helps everyone change these interactions to maximize the value created by the Scrum Team

2.2. Scrum Master Service to the Product Owner

2.2.1. Ensuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team as well as possible

2.2.2. Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management

2.2.3. Helping the Scrum Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items

2.2.4. Understanding product planning in an empirical environment

2.2.5. Ensuring the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value

2.2.6. Understanding and practicing agility

2.2.7. Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed

2.3. Scrum Master Service to the Development Team

2.3.1. Coaching the Development Team in self-organization and cross-functionality

2.3.2. Helping the Development Team to create high-value products

2.3.3. Removing impediments to the Development Team’s progress

2.3.4. Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed

2.3.5. Coaching the Development Team in organizational environments in which Scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood

2.4. Scrum Master Service to the Organization

2.4.1. Leading and coaching the organization in its Scrum adoption

2.4.2. Planning Scrum implementations within the organization

2.4.3. Helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum and empirical product development

2.4.4. Causing change that increases the productivity of the Scrum Team

2.4.5. Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization

3. Scrum Master & Product Owner are member of a Scrum Team

3.1. Scrum team consists of 3 roles:

3.1.1. Product Owner

3.1.2. Team Member

3.1.3. Scrum Master

3.2. All members have different roles in the management and supervision of projects

3.3. All roles are necessary for the Scrum process to work efficiently

3.4. Scrum teams are self controlling and they typically consist of people with various professional backgrounds

3.5. Each and every team has all the knowledge that is considered to be necessary to execute the project.

3.5.1. Team doesn't need to rely on other input for the work.