What is a Scrum meeting? Advantages and FAQs

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What is a Scrum Meeting? 

Scrum meeting is often used as an umbrella term for different kinds of meetings held in the agile methodology Scrum. They include sprint planning sessions, sprint retrospectives, and stand-up meetings. They are executed daily and usually for a short period of time. 

The scrum meetings are attended by the scrum master, the product owner, the product managers, and the development team. The main aim of the scrum meeting is to discuss insights, reflect on one’s own work, and share the progress of the project in hand. 

The advantages of daily scrum meetings are that identifying obstacles and solving them is easier. The teams can make small corrections as they go along so as to not waste too much time making mistakes. 

Sprint planning and sprint retrospective help to keep the team in alignment with the priorities and reflect on their work after each sprint. Moreover, they also give the team members a better understanding of their tasks and facilitates improving their quality of work. 

FAQs

Q: What is the objective of a scrum meeting? 

A: The main objective of the scrum meeting is to discuss insights, reflect on one’s own work, and share the progress of the project at hand. It also helps to keep everyone on the same page and make corrections as required to prevent waste of resources. 

Q: Who attends the scrum meetings?

A: The scrum meetings are attended by the team’s facilitator – the scrum master, the product owner, the product manager, and the development team.

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