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3 challenges for modern IT teams
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(c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval.
You…
•Senior IT manager:
•Developmen...
(c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval.
Me
•Ex Senior IT manager
•IT Develop...
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Why?
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•Yo...
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•Better team engagement
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•“Communication”:
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Challenge 2
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3 challenges of modern IT teams

  1. 1. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. 1 3 challenges for modern IT teams Jonathan Rees - Team Chemistry Catalyst www.makingteamswork.com
  2. 2. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. You… •Senior IT manager: •Development or •Operations •Team: 5-50 •Co-located or •Distributed 2
  3. 3. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Me •Ex Senior IT manager •IT Development and IT Operations •Co-located and virtual teams •Across the globe 3
  4. 4. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Why? •You’re looking for an edge •Your team is …. •In tension, •In turmoil •In need of a turbo-charge 4
  5. 5. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. So that… •Better team engagement •Faster TimeToMarket •Better ROI •Happier customers •And… less hassle for you ! 5
  6. 6. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Challenge 1 •“Communication”: •With customers •With superiors, peers, staff •Without excessive ‘tech speak’ •Having a “difficult discussion” 6
  7. 7. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Challenge 2 •Virtual teams and team working: •Means… over 10metres away ! •Impact of timezones •Impact of Culture •How to manage what you cant see 7
  8. 8. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Challenge 3 •‘Tech’ for its own sake •You’ve got to do it like this… •We have to use this framework/tool/platform •Pressure from within and outside the team (even marketing team!) •Driven by career aspirations ? 8
  9. 9. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Next steps •Free audio programme available at: www.makingitteamswork.com 9 Get it today !
  10. 10. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Our customers say.. 10 “we were really delighted with the detail, accuracy and valuable insight that you and the Keirsey Temperament Sorter brought to our working relationship...” “having your brilliant guidance and suggestions through the process has made us profoundly more effective and created a much happier office environment..” “Prior to the meeting I thought it would be a waste of my time. (it turned out not to be!) An excellent insight into the behaviour traits of my team and why”
  11. 11. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Better teams = happier staff = happiest customers. Remember : If you want things to BE different, you have to DO something differently ! 11
  12. 12. (c) Making Teams Work 2013. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. www.makingteamswork.com 12

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