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Scrum Master duties at steady state?

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After a team is established and has been stable for a while, what sorts of day-to-day routine work should the scrum master be doing?

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I would say that above all of the "traditional duties", the SM (or any agile coaching role) should always be trying to make themselves obsolete, i.e. transferring their lenses, mentality and approaches of self-improvement to the team, instead of always trying to facilitate the improvement cycle. It's the "teach them how to fish" adage. :)

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A Scrum master should work towards making him/her self obsolete in the scrum team. The team should be able to work as a self organizing team. Scrum master can work in another team, where there is chaos to be sorted "or" work with other Scrum master in the organization to inspect, review and refine agile processes at org level.


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Scrum Master duties at steady state?

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After a team is established and has been stable for a while, what sorts of day-to-day routine work should the scrum master be doing?


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I would say that above all of the "traditional duties", the SM (or any agile coaching role) should always be trying to make themselves obsolete, i.e. transferring their lenses, mentality and approaches of self-improvement to the team, instead of always trying to facilitate the improvement cycle. It's the "teach them how to fish" adage. :)

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Would trying to make themselves obsolete include putting the onus on a team member for things such as watching for stalls in story progress and sprint progress? - GaTechThomas Nov 19 '15 at 22:17

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