The common advice for a distributed agile team is, “Don’t do that!” And, we know that at least half of all agile teams are distributed. The common advice isn’t working or useful.
However, many agile teams have problems using agile approaches. Too often, that’s because they don’t understand the principles of successful distributed agile teams. You’ll learn the eight principles of successful distributed agile teams, and how you might take small steps to increase your team’s success. We’ll discuss hours of overlap, transparency, experimentation, communication and more.
We'll walk through these principles and discuss your options as we proceed:
Bring your distributed agile challenges, and we'll explore options.
Johanna Rothman, known as the “Pragmatic Manager,” provides frank advice for your tough problems. She helps leaders and teams see problems and resolve risks and manage their product development.
Johanna was the Agile 2009 conference chair. She was the co-chair for the Agile Practice Guide, a collaboration between the Agile Alliance and the PMI. Johanna is the author of these books:
She is working on books about geographically distributed agile teams and agile product ownership. Find more of Johanna's articles and her blogs at www.jrothman.com and at www.createadaptablelife.com