Creating Great Agile Teams

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Creating Great Agile Teams

  1. 1. Creating Great Agile Teams Mário André Araújo mario.araujo@outsystems.com
  2. 2. The Dysfunctional Team Game
  3. 3. What makes a great agile team? • Co-location • Engaged Customers • Accountable and Empowered members • Cross-functional
  4. 4. And… • Transparency • Trust Image source: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/
  5. 5. Image source: http://1pic.wordpress.com/
  6. 6. Image source: Wikipedia
  7. 7. Team Evolution • Stage 1: the typical hierarchical structure • Stage 2: the leader is a team coordinator/coach • Stage 3: members coached to take on more leadership tasks • Stage 4: the team assumes most of the duties previously reserved for the group manager • Stage 5: The group manager is a resource for the team Source: http://www.saferpak.com/teamwork_articles/ensuring_success.pdf Zawacki, R. A. and C. A. Norman. "Successful Self-Directed Teams and Planned Change: A Lot in Common." OD Practitioner
  8. 8. Wanted Agile Team • Look for generalists* • Comfortable working with ambiguity* • Get an Agile Coach • Give constant feedback • The rule of 5 • Run individual and group retrospectives * In Agile Samurai
  9. 9. Ajax Java XP .NET Writing User Stories SQL Scrum Master Product Owner Ruby OutSystems Test Driven Development
  10. 10. 1. Novice 2. Advanced Beginner 3. Competent 4. Proficient 5. Expert
  11. 11. 1. Novice • Context free rules • Instant gratification • Can’t overcome obstacles Pictures from http://i.ehow.com/images/GlobalPhoto/Articles/4789176/j0430685-main_Full.jpg
  12. 12. 2. Advanced Beginner • Can break the rules • Need information quickly • Still can’t overcome obstacles
  13. 13. 3. Competent • Can troubleshoot • Solve problems • Trouble keeping focus
  14. 14. 4. Proficient • Self-improve • Can learn with maxims • Get frustrated with over simplified info
  15. 15. Expert • A lot of experience • Uses intuition • Trouble articulating experience
  16. 16. Thank you! mario.araujo@outsystems.com twitter.com/maaraujo

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