4.3 Roles

  • Having minimal set of roles

    • Product Owner (PO) responsible for requirement prioritization, management, backlog maintenance

    • Agile team members: team members with a similar set of skills (no real-life scenario)

    • Scrum master ensuring processes and deadlines are met, removes impediments


Figure 4.2: Pigs & chickens analogy

  • An analogy of scrum roles and responsibilities are pigs & chickens.

    • Pigs: committed to the project and being responsible and accountable for its outcome

    • Chickens: consulted and informed members, stakeholders


Figure 4.3: Agile Roles & Responsibilities and RACI chart