When it comes to organizational change, whether that is new development techniques or company acquisitions, it is imperative that companies manage the change appropriately to ensure successful implementation. That said, as the Agile rebellion gains more and more traction across industries, it has become even more important for companies to integrate Scrum into their way…

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Becoming agile is about more than just Jira and Scrum. To be a successful company, the entire organization must play their part. But how? An agile executive would know. In this Lunch and Learn, Robb Pieper, CEO of Responsive Advisors will discuss areas affected by the agile delivery with some general solutions to common problems…

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Despite popular belief, scrum is not a methodology—it is a framework. Frameworks are less prescriptive than methodologies, yet still provide room for additional processes, structures, and tools as needed. To fully understand the Scrum framework, it is important to first have an understanding of agile development.  Agile is essentially a set of principles supporting the…

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Scrum was imagined to be integrated into teams that work closely with one another. In fact, according to the Agile Manifesto, “the most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team is face-to-face conversation.” But, with the pandemic taking hold, most companies are on strict ‘stay at home’ orders, leaving…

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The Scrum framework is reliant on strong communication throughout an organization and with the current state of the country requiring employees to work remotely, communication is more crucial than ever. While it can seem difficult to keep tabs on the state of projects and ensure the maximum productivity possible, there are things you can do…

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Have you always wondered about the difference between agile and Scrum? You’re not alone, these words are commonly interchanged for one another but they are not the same thing at all. Check out this video blog by me, Robb Pieper, Professional Scrum Trainer (Scrum.org) and CEO of Responsive Advisors. For upcoming Professional Scrum courses in…

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Ever wonder how to get your first Scrum Master job with little to no experience? It’s a question I often get in my Professional Scrum classes. In this video blog, I’ll walk you through the ways to approach getting your first Scrum Master jobs, some places to look to get one, and also how you can quickly gain experience…

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Scrum Master vs. Product Owner

The war against traditional, archaic development techniques is well under way with the Agile Manifesto inspiring the agile revolution. Agile encapsulates common ideas from multiple frameworks, such as Scrum, to aid in the collapse of legacy project management techniques.

For Scrum to work successfully for organizations, each role has to have a purpose that’s clearly defined so everyone understands who is accountable and for what. So when we compare Scrum Master vs Product Owner, what are each of their roles responsible for on the Scrum team? Let’s dig in.

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