A Scrum Team is a self-organizing team following the Scrum approach for developing a product or service. It usually consists of a Product Owner, the Development Team and a Scrum Master.
The roles within the team are:
- Product Owner
A Product Owner represents the business, customers or users of the resulting product. He is accountable for maximizing the value of the product, primarily by incrementally managing and expressing business and functional expectations for the product and its features within the Product Backlog.
- Development Team
Accountable for managing, organizing and doing all development work required to create a releasable increment of product in every Sprint. As a cross-functional team, it comprises all competencies needed to accomplish the work without depending on others not part of the team.
- Scrum Master
Accountable for guiding, coaching, teaching and assisting the Scrum Team and its environments in a proper understanding and use of Scrum.