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MANAGING	  AN	  AGILE	  TEAM	                         FARHAN THAWAR, VP ENGINEERING!                                      ...
SHORT	  BIO	  •  Coding	  since	  1986	  •  Managing	  coders	  since	  1998	  •  Current	  team	  is	  ~100	  agile	  eng...
AGENDA	  1.  Great	  (not	  good)	  People	  2.  Lightweight	  Process	  3.  Cadence	  loop	        3 	   / 	   8 	  
ATTRACTING	  GREAT	  PEOPLE	  •    Other	  smart	  people	  •    Interviews	        •  hard	  problems	        •  coding	 ...
RETAINING	  GREAT	  PEOPLE	  •    Dan	  Pink	        •  Mastery	        •  Autonomy	        •  Purpose	  •    Great	  peop...
PROCESS	  •    Agile	  the	  Xtreme	  Labs	  way	        •  Pivotal	  Labs	        •  Pair	  programming	        •  Fixed	...
PROCESS	  (TOOLS)	  •    Prefer	  talking	  over	  email	  •    Ranking	  from	  1..N	  (not	  high/med/low)	        •  Pi...
RESULTS	  •    Daily	        •  Company	  standup	        •  Pla[orm	  standup	        •  Team	  standup	  •    Weekly	   ...
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Farhan Thawar - Managing an Agile Team

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Farhan shares his knowledge about attracting GREAT people to work with and then how to keep them. Lots more tips from his experience managing agile teams including processes and tools.

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Farhan Thawar - Managing an Agile Team

  1. 1. MANAGING  AN  AGILE  TEAM   FARHAN THAWAR, VP ENGINEERING! Sep 28th 2011!1   /   8  
  2. 2. SHORT  BIO  •  Coding  since  1986  •  Managing  coders  since  1998  •  Current  team  is  ~100  agile  engineers   2   /   8  
  3. 3. AGENDA  1.  Great  (not  good)  People  2.  Lightweight  Process  3.  Cadence  loop   3   /   8  
  4. 4. ATTRACTING  GREAT  PEOPLE  •  Other  smart  people  •  Interviews   •  hard  problems   •  coding   •  propensity  to  acHon  •  Speed  of  decisions   4   /   8  
  5. 5. RETAINING  GREAT  PEOPLE  •  Dan  Pink   •  Mastery   •  Autonomy   •  Purpose  •  Great  people  are  10x  good  people  •  Be  the  "unblocker”   •  Less  process   5   /   8  
  6. 6. PROCESS  •  Agile  the  Xtreme  Labs  way   •  Pivotal  Labs   •  Pair  programming   •  Fixed  hours  –  no  WFH  •  Few  meeHngs  •  Decisions  over  deliberaHon   6   /   8  
  7. 7. PROCESS  (TOOLS)  •  Prefer  talking  over  email  •  Ranking  from  1..N  (not  high/med/low)   •  Pivotal  Tracker  •  Agile  team  room   7   /   8  
  8. 8. RESULTS  •  Daily   •  Company  standup   •  Pla[orm  standup   •  Team  standup  •  Weekly   •  Send  to  QA   •  Ship  to  customer   •  Demo  to  company  •  Project   •  Kickoff  physically  with  customer   •  Submit  to  appStore   •  RetrospecHve   8   /   8  

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