6. Helping Scrum Teams Develop and Improve

Improving planning is important, but it is only one small aspect of the ways in which Scrum Teams can improve how they work together to deliver value. The need for these improvements is often revealed in the Sprint Retrospective, but it can also be revealed through feedback obtained in Sprint Reviews and through impediments surfaced throughout the Sprint.

Who helps the Scrum Team improve? The Scrum Master, most certainly, but not exclusively. In many cases, team members help each other to improve, and ideally the rest of the organization helps the team to improve. Leaders in the organization can play a big role in helping the team. But ultimately, the Scrum Team itself is responsible for improving itself ...

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