6 COMMON AGILE ROLES

Each Agile framework (see Chapter 14) has its own view on the different roles in an Agile delivery, with their own names and structure. The roles that are discussed in this chapter occur generically across the majority of Agile frameworks focused on the team level; there are other roles, such as Agile project manager, that would typically be applied when delivering Agile projects (see Section 14.4) or scaling Agile (see Section 14.8), but will not be covered here.

There are generally four key roles in an Agile delivery: the customer, the Agile lead, the Agile team itself and stakeholders. Figure 6.1 highlights the typical skills that will be required in an Agile team; however, an Agile approach aims for team members to be ...

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