Julia is the Product Owner of a team named “Marine Care” and their products’ objective is to reduce the overall cost of ownership. While the TCO is well understood in many circles, this team needs to reduce the technology footprint that’s spread across 18 different products to rationalize them to 3-4 based on the user journeys.

Julie is the Scrum Master for the team “Marine Care” and she brings in wealth of experience having a great deal of project management as well as agile scrum mastering experience.

When the team was formed, Julie was aware that Julia comes from the Marine Corps background and she’s known to be a task master. Understanding the team behaviors and keeping servant leadership is extremely critical for Julie being a scrum master.

What can Julie do to ensure that Julia’s task master is not in the fore front but the servant leader?