AgileData Teams

Building a self organising team is one of the key factors required to crafting your own AgileData Way of Working.  Creating a team with T-Skills, adopting agile patterns and helping the team through the process of forming, storming and norming is a massive challenge.

 

Teams

The challenge of being an agile data leader

As a data leader who decides to empower a team by introducing an agile data way of working (WoW) , there is a massive set of challenges in that simple action. You are empowering a team to work in a very different way, and often in a way that is the polar opposite of...

Skills vs Roles

Skills are learnt, roles are given. Skills are the things we have learned, things we have knowledge, understanding and experience in doing. Roles are an artificial construct within an organisational hierarchy or a way of working, they provide a boundary of what tasks...

Adding members to the Agile Team makes you slower

Velocity When building a new data and analytics agile delivery team, it takes a while to achieve what is referred to as full velocity. Velocity is a metric used to measure the work done. At the end of each delivery iteration, the agile data team adds up effort...

The Agile Team member should know what they are working on and why

Feel the Buzz One of the things I love about working with a team who are delivering using an Agile Data way of working is the buzz that happens when they are doing it well. There is the buzz as you sit at a Prove It session and see the awesome things they have...

Frequently Asked Team Questions

Won’t team members over inflate their T-Skills? No. In our experience most people underplay their level of skills more often than they will over inflate them. The team dynamic has the positive effect of self regulation, it helps keep each team member honest about...