Scrum and terminology

Anthony Lucia
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I was in a discussion today, and I heard someone ask a Scrum Master:  How did you manage the pools

What did he mean when he asked this question.

What does the phrase (manage pools) refer to, and how what would be the options?

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Zephyr ICTCloud Architect
Maybe they were discussing the staffing pools, pools where you have prospective staff that is available to join one of the possible multiple scrum teams.
"Pools" isn't an Agile or Scrum specific word, so it's hard to say exactly without knowing more about the context. The person was likely asking about groups of something such as employees, as spravtek suggests, or even assets, defects, or backlogs (i.e., pools of work).

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