So, the boss says you’re a Scrum Master now…

Here is a common scenario playing out in enterprises around the world today:

Executive: “We’re an agile organization now.”
Project Manager: “Ok… but I’ve heard there are no Project Managers in Agile…”
Executive: “That’s right! I went to Agile Leadership Training last week, and they said we don’t need Project Managers anymore!!”
Project Manager: <silence>
Executive: “Oh, don’t worry, you’re not fired, haha! There’s this role called ‘Scrum Master’ that is pretty much the same thing as Project Manager!”
Project Manager: “So… I’m a Scrum Master now?”
Executive: “Yup, you’re a Scrum Master!”
Project Manager: “ok… cool.” (oh boy)

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