The five stories presented in this article, mostly based on real life, might help you see how Agile can become mechanical and what you should do about this. You will also learn some solutions that could help to solve all five symptoms. We need to allow people to act like people and not try to force them into a machine model that we have created for them.
This video explores the creation of a performance system that not only adheres to Agile principles, but actively promotes maturity in applying them to the delivery of measurable business and user value.
In this blog post, Whitney Johnson shares four simple steps to build trust with your collaborator.
In this blog post, Lisa Crispin describes how a team at Energized Work put in practice the Agile principle of collaboration.
This video looks at the team dynamics in agile, applied particularly to projects that involve creating software. You will learn about the stages of team formation and the impact on the team’s velocity and the quality of the code the team produces in each stage. The video explores what happens when the team members work well together as well as when they don’t. It presents how to keep improving the collaboration between team members. http://skillsmatter.com/podcast/agile-scrum/successful-agile-teams
On agile teams, conflict is constant and welcomed as a catapult to higher performance. It is about people working together in a context of constant collaboration and change. This video discuss how can teams chart a course through conflict and turn it into a force for greatness.
Everyone has heard about the benefits of a strong Agile team. They are focussed, extremely productive and self-managing. Why is it so hard to make your agile team gain these same benefits?