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In part two of our scrum master tips and tricks series, Madi Fisher and Sam Ervin are back with even more advice. In this episode, we talk about managing timeboxes, why communication and trust within teams are so important, and how to be an awesome scrum master.


In part two of our scrum master tips and tricks series, Madi Fisher and Sam Ervin are back with even more advice. In this episode, we talk about managing timeboxes, why communication and trust within teams are so important, and how to be an awesome scrum master. Sam and Madi also share who they turn to for help and their thoughts on handling people with strong opinions who try to derail an event to push their own agenda.

Guests:

Madi Fisher, scrum master at Scaled Agile

Madi is the scrum master for the Information Technology and SAFe® Collaborate teams at Scaled Agile. She believes in the power of people and what they can accomplish as a team. And she loves being the glue that helps teams stick to a common goal—all while having fun. Madi’s secret sauce mixes the spirit of collaboration, a shared vision, and being customer-centric. Connect with Madi on LinkedIn.

Sam Ervin, scrum master at Scaled Agile

Sam is a certified SAFe® 5.0 Program Consultant (SPC) and serves as the scrum master for several teams at Scaled Agile. His recent career highlights include entertaining the crowd as the co-host of the 2019 and 2020 Global SAFe® Summits. A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Sam lives in Denver, CO, where he enjoys CrossFit and Olympic weightlifting. Find Sam on LinkedIn.

Meet Your Host

Melissa Reeve

Vice President of Marketing
Melissa Reeve is the Vice President of Marketing at Scaled Agile, Inc. In this role, Melissa guides the marketing team, helping people better understand Scaled Agile, the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and its mission.