Essential Scrum
Essential Scrum

Chapter 11: Development Team

This chapter describes the development team role. I begin by discussing five principal responsibilities of this role and conclude by describing ten characteristics that a development team should exhibit.

Chapter Contents:

  • Overview
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  • Role-Specific Teams
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  • Principal Responsibilities
    • Perform Sprint Execution
    • Inspect and Adapt Each Day
    • Groom the Product Backlog
    • Plan the Sprint
    • Inspect and Adapt the Product and Process
  • Characteristics/Skills
    • Self-Organizing
    • Cross-Functionally Diverse and Sufficient
    • T-Shaped Skills
    • Musketeer Attitude
    • High-Bandwidth Communications
    • Transparent Communication
    • Right-Sized
    • Focused and Committed
    • Working at a Sustainable Pace
    • Long-Lived
  • Closing