What is Daily Scrum?

What is Daily Scrum?

The term “Daily Scrum” comes from the Scrum Framework. Teams following Scrum do call it Daily Stand Up and that’s wrong. If your team follows Scrum, the event is “Daily Scrum”. Daily Stand up is a word that comes from agile practices but for Scrum, it is only “Daily Scrum”.

Purpose of Daily Scrum

To inspect progress toward the Sprint Goal and adapt the Sprint Backlog as necessary, adjusting the upcoming planned work.

What happens in a Daily Scrum

This is a 15-minute event for the Developers of the Scrum Team. The Developers can select whatever structure and techniques they want, as long as their Daily Scrum focuses on progress toward the Sprint Goal and produces an actionable plan for the next work day. This creates focus and improves self-management.

Who should attend the Daily Scrum?

The Daily Scrum is for the developers. If the Product Owner or Scrum Master actively works on items in the Sprint Backlog, they participate as Developers.

The benefit of Daily Scrum

Improve communications, identify impediments, promote quick decision-making, and consequently eliminate the need for other meetings. Developers do adjust their plans.

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