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Let’s Meetup and discuss techniques and strategies for Agile team building II

November 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

You do NOT need to have made part I for this to be relevant to you! 🙂 We gathered so many insights that we decided to break them down and create action item/ solutions THIS session.
The insights are listed below. Please review and think of which ones are best for brainstorming action items. I’ll have them all up again and an opportunity to add to it and then we’ll dot vote and the 2-3 that get the most votes we’ll discuss. Here are the insights that are up for discussion;

Not Working

• Team fears stakeholders reaction at Sprint review

• Lack of Product Owners

• Project Management too much work in progress

• Every thing is CAP-EX No OP-EX

• Everyone owns quality

• Overcoming “Scrumerfall”

• Communication goes dead, people don’t like to talk about problems

• Some individuals may have burn out as evidenced by low attendance at meeting = lost motivation

• Project was not profitable last year therefore long term sustainability in question

• Project budgeting and scheduling

• Speed of administrative steps/ processes

• Trying to keep waterfall project’stage gate’ structure with Agile project (check out https://www.stage-gate.com/resources_stage-gate_agile.php)

• Managing resources and priorities

• Executive Stakeholders Mindsets (not creative, outside the box, already has solution in their head)

• No business or customer requirement

Kinda Working

• Trust from management on team’s expertise to come up with best solutions

• Cross team retrospective sessions (e.g., after a major release /project)

• Too much bad tech debt, starting to pay some off

• Dev ops/ Build automation

• Team learning not to follow PO but to collaborate

• Implementation of Agile practices and principles

• We have a great team meeting with new ideas but then everything stays the same

• Weekly status meeting

RecruitWise is graciously providing pizza and beverages at 6:30. Feel free to bring your own drink if you don’t want soda.

Details

Date:
November 8, 2017
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Agile-Knoxville-Meetup/events/244319810/

Organizer

Gretchen Knode
Website:
http://www.agileknoxville.com/

Venue

Knoxville Entrepreneur Center
17 Market Square #101
Knoxville, TN 37902 United States
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Website:
http://knoxec.com/?gclid=CjsKDwjw95vPBRDVgarcl8PDcRIkAKvPd3JOy-To2lLZn7qqJsh1JP5Lr1-aSMZlKDWmp0HXeJtWGgKyePD_BwE