Is cross-functional, with seven (plus/minus two) members;
Selects the Sprint goal and specifies work results;
Has the right to do everything within the boundaries of the project guidelines to reach the Sprint goal;
Organizes itself and its work; and
Demos work results to the Product Owner.
Scrum teams do not include any of the traditional software engineering roles such as programmer, designer, tester, or
architect. Everyone on the project works together to complete the set of work they have collectively committed to
complete within a sprint. Scrum teams develop a deep form of camaraderie and a feeling that "we're all in this
A typical Scrum team is 5-9 people but can be scaled using a Scrum of Scrums.