Whether you’ve been Agile for a while or still thinking about it, you have one thing in common with all other software teams. You have too much work to do. One of the valuable aspects of moving to an Agile approach for projects is the choices you have in managing the portfolio. You can use a kanban approach, a first-come-first-served queue, or one of several evaluation approaches to select which project to do next.
Large organizations are using balanced scorecards and dashboards to measure, monitor and forecast the performance of the organization and connect those to its vision, goals and objectives. Metrics is important for management, but how do you design metrics for agile teams? How will the metrics affect the behavior of the teams? In this seminar, you will get an insight into different types of agile metrics that preserves and promotes collaboration of agile development teams.
We measure project success by the team's ability to efficiently and reliably deliver valuable, high quality software to the customer. Increase the prospect for project success by ensuring team members have the skills for effective collaboration and clear, unambiguous communication. Diana Larsen will describe the six collaboration skills teams need and show techniques to get them active in your team.
Agile software development depends on close collaboration. If we don't trust our team mates or our managers, this can block collaboration on the team. Being able to build trust is an essential skill for agile coaches which is covered in Rachel's Agile Coaching book. Come along to this talk to find out some simple ways that you can start building trust on the teams you work with.