What is a Scrum Master?
A Scrum Master is one of three basic roles in Scrum methodology. Scrum Masters serve to support both the product owner and the team. They do not have any administrative authority, nor can they undertake to work on behalf of the team. A Scrum Master can also be referred to as a Servant Leader.
Scrum is a project management framework that is often used in software development environments.
The Scrum method is facilitated by a Scrum Master, an important role in the Scrum method. The scrum master is responsible for removing disruptions to produce sprint results. The Scrum Master acts as a buffer between the Product Owner and the team to ensure that the Scrum process is used as intended. Scrum masters also enforce Scrum rules within Scrum.
The key role of a Scrum Master is to protect the team and keep its members focused on tasks. Scrum masters also help product owners to maximize productivity by maintaining the backlog and release plan and thus informing the product owners of the success of the Scrum team.