• How do we shift the mindset of team members from ‘my work’, ‘my job’ ‘my goals’ to ‘our work’, ‘our project’ & ‘our objectives’ ?
  • Do your team members struggle to trust each other or keep blaming each other?
  • Does your team always struggle to meet commitments & deadlines?
  • Is the boss always the villain?
  • Does adapting to frequent changing customer expectations makes your team uncomfortable?

We’ve all been part of such dysfunctional teams, or may be some of us are there even now.

Our combined experience of over 11 years at ThoughtWorks across domains, highly distributed setups & team sizes makes us believe it is possible to transform any agile team into an empowered team.

We speak about the factors that contribute to empowered teams through stories of projects that achieved the unachievable. We will help you with tweaks to your current recipe of agile team to ensure it transforms into and stays an empowered one.

This talk promises to contain real project experiences from us and people we interviewed across projects .

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • Start with a story of one of the many projects we have experienced where a team achieved a feat which was almost impossible to achieve. We then add experiences from other projects to figure out what were the elements that made the teams successful.
  • We will next talk about how these learnings can be implemented in any team set up and how all of us are capable of being part of high performing teams.
  • The session will be completely interactive and engaging in order to use some of the experiences from the audience alongside our own.

Learning Outcome

  • Become aware of different aspects of an empowered team
  • Clear understanding of what to do to transform your current team into an empowered one

Target Audience

Anyone who wants to create a high performing empowered team. Anyone who wants to transform his/her current team to a high performing one. Anyone who wants to be a part of high performing agile team.

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