What is Agile ?
Agile is a mindset, defined by values, guided by principles and manifested through many different practices. Business agility depends upon a strong foundation in applying Agile principles, processes and frameworks along with embracing Lean and Agile thinking.This pillar includes the following competencies: Agile Methods, Scaled Agile Planning, Facilitation and Collaboration, and Agile/Lean Mindset.
What is a role of Scrum Master ?
The scrum master is the team role responsible for ensuring the team lives agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices that the team agreed they would use. The responsibilities of this role are removing impediments for the team, establishing an environment where the team can be effective, addressing team dynamics, ensuring a good relationship between the team and product owner as well as others outside the team. Also, Scrum Master protecting the team from outside interruptions and distractions.
What is the Agile Manifesto or Value?
Here is the Agile Manifesto ; "We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have come to value": Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan