Tools For Agile Roles Tools For Agile Roles Which role do you identify with most? Scrum Master Project Manager Product Owner Coach Team Member Stake Holder Speed up learning, make retrospectives more engaging and show improvements over time Help the team to see and resolve system-level issues Reduce time spent on manual reporting Ensure that stakeholder expectations are realistic and work rate is sustainable Real-time updates and comprehensible, fine grained transparency Communicate status, engage stakeholders with comprehensible summaries and clear options More insightful questions and awareness See which work is imminent in the backlog, resolve prioritising challenges Communicate to stakeholders in ways that give them options to help the project It's clear when I am a bottleneck for the team and to keep backlog fresh and relevant Fully participate with more useful questions Data-based approach - enables more intriguing, safer questions See evidence of improvements, usually in the subtlest of trends Help stakeholders focus on the wider system - not just on the team What should I be focusing on? What else is going on around our team? How can we be more effective as a team - and then show evidence of improvements Have more interesting and useful retrospectives that are worth going to Protect us from misaligned stakeholder expectations - less weekend working and fewer 'death marches' Are we on track? If not - tell me early and give me options to influence the outcome Reduce risk through objective, earlier sighting of potential issues - don't just give me RAG statuses! Help me ask more insightful, helpful questions - not just old fashioned passive 'control'