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The Daily Scrum

The Daily Scrum serves to create transparency over the progress towards the Sprint Goal and provides the development team an opportunity to inspect and adapt.

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Nov 15, 2018 • 7 min read
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Daily Scrums help Developments teams to self-organize and better their chances towards achieving the sprint goal. A Scrum Master or the team's leader facilitates these daily events making sure the meeting is a success and the team is aligned on their plan for the next 24hours. However, how does a Daily Scrum differ from a Daily Standup, what's its main purpose, and how should it be done? Sjoerd Nijland explains these questions and details much more about the Daily Scrum in this article.


  • Scrum Master or the Development Team leader should show the team the importance of Daily Scrum by making sure every member attends or does not disrupt the meeting.
  • The Daily Scrum enhances the Development Team's ability to self-organize and remain creative, productive, and flexible.
  • The Daily Scrum increases the chances that the Development Team will meet Sprint Goal

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