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What is the role of an agile coach?

Posted: Mon May 25, 2020 6:01 am
by seema.sonkiya
An Agile coach is someone who is can be an SME, a mentor, an advisor, a facilitator, a counselor, a change agent, and many more. So, Mentoring, Teaching, Coaching, and Facilitation are foundation skills for a coach.
• Mentoring: Helps in developing new skills in the team. It is mainly related to advising team
members for skills to develop.
• Teaching: Train people on Agile Frameworks & Practices
• Facilitating: Make a group of people to bring their thoughts forward by conducting effective and collaborative meetings
• Coaching: Facilitates and helps people to think in solving their problems themselves, here the coach does not give the solution.
As a coach, you see that depending on situations, best team performance comes when you apply these skills all at once.
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