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9 \chapter{Roles in Scrum}
10 \label{chap:roles-in-scrum}
12 \section{ScrumMaster}
13 \label{sec:scrummaster}
15 \paragraph{}
16 Defined as the \textit{facilitator}\cite{apmws} whose tasks involve making sure
17 it -- \textit{Scrum} -- is used correctly\cite{wikipediascrum}, this role is
18 all about clearing road blocks so the team can shine and be successful.
20 \paragraph{}
21 The ScrumMaster is supposed to be knowledgeable in Scrum rules and use his or her
22 knowledge to coach and direct the team into maintaining those in check. He or she
23 also works together with the Product Owner on task prioritization targetting good
24 quality and early delivery of the end product.
26 \section{Product Owner}
27 \label{sec:product-owner}
29 \paragraph{}
30 He or she represents the customer and is responsible for maintaining the
31 product backlog\cite{wikipediascrum}.
33 \paragraph{}
34 While working together with the ScrumMaster, the Product Owner helps define
35 which tasks should be prioritized for this sprint. He or she also makes sure
36 the Product Backlog is a living entity which can change at any time as long it
37 doesn't touch the sprint.
39 \section{The Team}