How do you get “distance”
to disappear?
Distributed Teams Management
30 Oct 2013
www.ciklum.com/consulting

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Agenda
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•
•
•

Ciklum Consulting Introduction
Distributed teams: the Challenge
Tools and processes for productivity
Agile...
Ciklum Consulting Office…
... is an excellence center for
Agile Methods within Ciklum

• Access to 200+ Teams, 75% of whic...
Introduction

Vladimir Gorshunov
•

Ciklum Senior Consultant / Location Lead in Minsk

•

Certified Scrum Master, Certifie...
Why to distribute development?
Distributed teams: kinds and flavors
1. Isolated
Setup
CH

PO

SM

PO

Team

SM
UA/BY

Team

Advantages:
• Should-be-worki...
Distributed teams: kinds and flavors
2. Integrated
Setup
CH

PO
PO

Team

SM
UA/BY

SM

Team

Integrate

Advantages:
• Scr...
Distributed teams: kinds and flavors
3. Fully Integrated
Setup

PO PO

CH
SM

Team
Team

UA/BY

SM

Advantages:
• Mixed te...
Distributed teams: kinds and flavors
1. Isolated
Setup
CH

PO

SM

PO

Team

2. Integrated
Setup

PO
PO

3. Fully Integrat...
Case: Start to get the maximum value
2+3. Integrated
Setup

PO

SM

CH
Team

• Hire people (with
Ciklum)
• Bring them loca...
Question

What tools and processes can be used
to maximize productivity in a real
life pragmatic environment?
Tools and processes for productivity

lack of Visibility
creates loads of space for

Assumptions
“When you assume, you mak...
Tools and processes for productivity

Key Success Factor:

Make things Visible
Bring subject to discussion
Tools and processes for productivity

What exactly we need to visualize?
– Vision
– Backlogs (product, sprint, technical d...
Tools and processes for productivity

What tools should be used for that?

But make sure it is integrated !!!!
One of the possible solutions

www.ciklum.com/consulting

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One of the possible solutions

www.ciklum.com/consulting

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One of the possible solutions

www.ciklum.com/consulting

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One of the possible solutions

www.ciklum.com/consulting

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Ciklum solution for distributed teams

Rule:
There must be contact points on both
sides who wants to build this team, succ...
Ciklum solution - Agile PM
Where the focus is…
The Dedicated
Development Team

Product
Owner

Agile PM
Agile PM
Agile PM

...
Agile PM – Value
Value
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•
•
•
•
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•

Mature and self-organized team.
Gets the team up to speed.
Efficient development p...
Consulting Framework: Extra services

www.ciklum.com/consulting

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Q&A

We would be glad to answer your questions!
Vladimir Gorshunov
Senior Technical Consultant
Consulting Office Location ...
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  1. 1. How do you get “distance” to disappear? Distributed Teams Management 30 Oct 2013 www.ciklum.com/consulting 1
  2. 2. Agenda • • • • Ciklum Consulting Introduction Distributed teams: the Challenge Tools and processes for productivity Agile PM - Ciklum’s solution for Distributed team setup • Ciklum Consulting Office Framework: Added Value • Q&A www.ciklum.com/consulting 2
  3. 3. Ciklum Consulting Office… ... is an excellence center for Agile Methods within Ciklum • Access to 200+ Teams, 75% of which are practicing Scrum and other Agile Methods • Successful record in Scrum training & implementation, transition from ad-hoc or Waterfall methods to Agile • Ongoing Agile/Scrum coaching programs • Proprietary Comparative Agility Measurement System (CAMS) with a database of 70+ Ciklum Agile teams • Public speakers and acknowledged Agile gurus within the IT community in Ukraine, Belarus and EU. www.ciklum.com/consulting 3
  4. 4. Introduction Vladimir Gorshunov • Ciklum Senior Consultant / Location Lead in Minsk • Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner, Certified Scrum Professional, Certified ICAgile Professional • Approved ICAgile Trainer • Agile Project Manager/Program Manager and Coach Vladimir has more than 11 years in software development and for 5 years he is building efficient distributed agile teams, which are able to deliver business value on-time and on-target using best industry practices. Vladimir expert with Java technical background and has been involved in different projects from the variety of business domains (Banking Solutions, Mobile Development, High Loading Computation, Payment Systems, Customer Experience Management, Government Systems, etc.) www.ciklum.com/consulting 4
  5. 5. Why to distribute development?
  6. 6. Distributed teams: kinds and flavors 1. Isolated Setup CH PO SM PO Team SM UA/BY Team Advantages: • Should-be-working solution for isolated projects/parts • Trial solution • “if working” could be integrated into organization • Great if you have isolated projects Possible issues: • Us-them problem • Integration hell • No big picture/commitment
  7. 7. Distributed teams: kinds and flavors 2. Integrated Setup CH PO PO Team SM UA/BY SM Team Integrate Advantages: • Scrum of Scrum: who & how • Recognizes there is a link Possible issues: • Still considered as 2 teams – CH & UA/BY • Therefore not that much flexibility • Us-them problem
  8. 8. Distributed teams: kinds and flavors 3. Fully Integrated Setup PO PO CH SM Team Team UA/BY SM Advantages: • Mixed team of local and remote people • “One team” feeling • Maximized communication & collaboration Possible issues: • Additional investments into communication & collaboration • Traveling plan?
  9. 9. Distributed teams: kinds and flavors 1. Isolated Setup CH PO SM PO Team 2. Integrated Setup PO PO 3. Fully Integrated Setup PO PO SM Team SM Team Team SM UA/BY SM Team Team Integrate SM
  10. 10. Case: Start to get the maximum value 2+3. Integrated Setup PO SM CH Team • Hire people (with Ciklum) • Bring them locally to integrate • Optimize the whole • Learn from Ciklum Consultants how to make it work (acquire best practices) UA/BY extension • Send people back home (maybe with some local developers) • Hire more & split 3. Fully Integrated Setup PO PO SM Team Team SM
  11. 11. Question What tools and processes can be used to maximize productivity in a real life pragmatic environment?
  12. 12. Tools and processes for productivity lack of Visibility creates loads of space for Assumptions “When you assume, you make an ass out of u and me.” ~ Oscar Wilde on Assumption
  13. 13. Tools and processes for productivity Key Success Factor: Make things Visible Bring subject to discussion
  14. 14. Tools and processes for productivity What exactly we need to visualize? – Vision – Backlogs (product, sprint, technical debt, etc …) – Agile boards with tickets/stories – Burn-downs, burn-ups – Product/project roadmaps, release burndown – Retrospective results – Product (add-value) increment
  15. 15. Tools and processes for productivity What tools should be used for that? But make sure it is integrated !!!!
  16. 16. One of the possible solutions www.ciklum.com/consulting 16
  17. 17. One of the possible solutions www.ciklum.com/consulting 17
  18. 18. One of the possible solutions www.ciklum.com/consulting 18
  19. 19. One of the possible solutions www.ciklum.com/consulting 19
  20. 20. Ciklum solution for distributed teams Rule: There must be contact points on both sides who wants to build this team, succeed with this team, drive it to success! Solution from Ciklum: AgilePM
  21. 21. Ciklum solution - Agile PM Where the focus is… The Dedicated Development Team Product Owner Agile PM Agile PM Agile PM Agile PM Client Ciklum Focus on: • • • • • Consulting Office Process & Tools Transparency Communication Removing impediments Coaching Access to: • • • Consulting Office knowledgebase 200+ teams practical experience CO Technical Consultants www.ciklum.com/consulting 21
  22. 22. Agile PM – Value Value • • • • • • • • Mature and self-organized team. Gets the team up to speed. Efficient development process. Eliminates impediments and works with risks. Secure project success. Good estimation and transparency. Delivery on time. Business continuity. www.ciklum.com/consulting 22
  23. 23. Consulting Framework: Extra services www.ciklum.com/consulting 23
  24. 24. Q&A We would be glad to answer your questions! Vladimir Gorshunov Senior Technical Consultant Consulting Office Location Lead Ciklum Consulting Office M +375 29 601 33 44 E vlg@ciklum.com W www.ciklum.com/consulting S vladimir.gorshunov www.ciklum.com/consulting 24

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