Installing executive leadership
Recall from its previous introduction in the preceding diagram that the S@S Framework components show two cycles that create flow around their related components. One of the flows is the Scrum Master cycle, while the other flow is the Product Owner cycle. The EAT sits at the center of the SM cycle, while the Executive MetaScrum Team (EMT) sits at the center of the Product Owner cycle.
The executive level teams sit above the SoS or SoSoS – or whatever level of scale is reached by the S@S organization – to support the teams at an executive management level of authority. The primary thing to remember is that S@S implements one set of executive leaders to support the Scrum teams, and another set to support the Product Owners.
The EAT, sitting at the center of the SM cycle, focuses on the implementation and development of knowledge, resources, skills, and processes to develop and deliver high-value products. The EMT also works to eliminate...