Why Cross functional teams?
Less documentation of hand-off
More communication face-to-face
Features are done faster
Cross functional team is
Understand what others do
Same human values
Assertive communication style
Go out for a drink every Wednesday evening
What do they have in common?
All rituals have a purpose
Is the purpose appropriate for your context?
Did you choose the correct ritual?
Rituals create habbits
Good habbits create performance
Bad habbits hinder performance
Typically a habbit results after doing the same
thing over 20-30 days without stopping
Problem solving in groups
Introduce new ideas
In decision making we don’t use so much of
information we think we do
Decisions are made on partial information
Systems and rituals help individuals focus on
better decision making