Which skills a ScrumMaster should have? Besides the classic skills like moderation, assertiveness and sensitivity there is repeatedly the question whether a ScrumMaster needs technical knowledge. This is a very polarizing question.
The original task of a ScrumMaster is to ensure the Scrum process. Part of this is the organization and moderation of the meetings, to nurture and protect the team and – of course – to remove impediments. For all of this tasks there is no need of a technical background. But to make this post meaningful we want to look on a scenario that change the view on this.