What do you know about impediments in Scrum? Give some examples of impediments.

Impediments are the obstacles or issues faced by scrum team which slow down their speed of work. If something is trying to block the scrum team from their getting work "Done" then it is an impediment. Impediments can come in any form. Some of the impediments are given as:

  • Resource missing or sick team member
  • Technical, operational, organisational problems
  • Lack of management supportive system
  • Business problems
  • External issues such as weather, war etc
  • Lack of skill or knowledge