Cluster Scrum Master (CSM)

is aScrum Master (generic)
is part ofCluster, Cluster Management Circle
moderatesTeam Scrum Master Group
Multiple are parts ofCluster Scrum Master Group
is a role in areaOrganization, Culture, Infrastructure & Processes
is responsible forCluster Improvement Backlog, Cluster structure
createsCluster DoD
organizesCluster Retrospective
attendsCluster Backlog Refinement, Cluster Planning, Cluster Review
optionally attendsCluster Sync

The Cluster Scrum Master has, together with the Team Scrum Master Group (TSMG) the responsibility for the Infrastructure and Processes of the Cluster,


The Cluster-Scrum-Master forms with the Cluster System Engineer and the Cluster-Product-Owner the management circle of the cluster.

The CSM ensures that the Tteams of its Cluster can work optimally. Together with the Team Scrum Master Group (TSMG), consisting of the Team Scrum Masters of the cluster, it ensures an optimal work flow between the teams by solving impediments and problems that occur in the cooperation of the teams (impediments in the Cluster-Improvement Backlog). For this purpose, she/he organizes and moderates the Cluster Retrospective and leads the Team Scrum Master Group, in which TSMs exchange ideas and experiences in order to strive for an optimum of working conditions and workflow within the Cluster. In doing so, she works together with other CSMs within the Organization in the Cluster Scrum Master Group (CSMG) to prevent local optimization within the Cluster..

Further suitable links:

Events Roles Groups Artifacts
Cluster Planning

Cluster Sync

Cluster Backlog Refinement

Cluster Review

Cluster Retrospective

Team Scrum Master


Cluster Product Owner

Cluster System Engineer


Organisation Scrum Master

Team Product Owner Group

Team System Engineer Group

Team Scrum Master Group

Cluster Management Circle

Cluster Backlog

Usable Knowledge & System Increment

Cluster DoD

Cluster Improvement Backlog