Try rotating your team roles in a round-robin fashion. Each sprint have a different team member responsible for repeatable (and often mundane) activities.
Ah… meetings. We all have this love/hate relationship with them. But one thing is certain – we have a power to make them useless or worthwhile.
Publish Feedback To All Participants
After receiving feedback from participants share it with them. Yes, everything they reported. There are numerous benefits to this.
Two Approaches to Daily Meeting
The 2 most popular ways to run daily meetings (but you should use the 2nd one!)
TeamRetro – YAORT (Yet Another Online Retrospective Tool)
Yet Another Online Retrospective Tool but this one, TeamRetro, works good for us.
Killing daily meeting (one dev at a time)
Daily meeting can go horribly wrong. One of the anti-patterns is to follow the “dev by dev” approach. There are better ways.
Decider AKA Hand Gestures
If only decision taking was as simple as presenting your thumb up or down! Well, actually, it can be. 🙂
The secret of successful meetings? It is you.
There is one host (facilitator) and usually 5-8 participants. Now, whose behavior has more impact on the meeting effectiveness?
Team feedback – retrospective with goReflect
My experiences of using goReflect to run remote retrospective. Worked really well for me.
Remote retro with RetroTool
Today we run our first remote retrospective using http://retrotool.io for cards & http://zoom.us for video conferencing. The context: two people developing remotely, after 1,5 week of work, we met to discuss how we are doing We decided to use the http://retrotool.io. Why this one? Few reasons: it is dead simple it seems to work it…
Towards perfect 1on1s
How to improve your 1on1s? Here is how I approached this problem (and in general the problem of honing your soft skills).