How agile managers supports their team

How do managers support their teams? One of the key defining characteristics of Agile teams is that self-organization. Self-organizing teams take ownership of their work, pull tasks for themselves and manage their workload as a group with very little input from management. They have epic communication skills and use them constantly to be innovative and develop the best ideas and working…

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Interest And Performance Reviews!

Performance Reviews! Courtesy of brighthub.com   Last week was all about performance reviews.  So how does an Agile organization handle individual Performance Reviews, when agile stresses team work?  It has been a great experience to work with an organization that is so committed to Agile, that Performance reviews were  adjusted to include scrum master and team feed back.…

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That Team Doesn’t Have It!

Have you heard leadership describe a team as “that team doesn’t have it”? Or, have you heard, that is the sloth in this batch?  Linda Rising would consider this a fixed mindset.  Ask yourself, is this an Agile Mindset? As a society we have the bad habit of applying labels, and pegging people into boxes.  We all do it at…

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