Your Agile Stand-up Meeting Sucks!

 

Most Agile and Scrum stand-up meetings I see are boring, lifeless, status meetings that don't provide any real value.

 

In this session you'll learn:

 

The REAL purpose of the daily stand-up

The most common bad habits and how to correct them

The habits good stand-up meetings have

How you can use Improv to invigorate your daily stand-up

A whole bunch of Improv exercises you can start using with your team right now!

 
 

Outline/structure of the Session

In this session we’ll be getting on our feet and examining exactly how we can use Improv to improve dry, drab, and dull stand ups. We’ll flip the “Hive Switch” on our teams and get them to show up and be present. We’ll work on how we can make sure we’re energized, listening, focused, and making eye contact so that we can turn those dull status meetings into productive coordination sessions that help teams get to DONE.


This session has been run at several conferences including Agile Tour, Agile Open and is the focus of an online video course:

Learning Outcome

What are the four qualities of a great stand-up?

What is the purpose of the daily stand-up?

What the "hive switch" is and why we'd want to flip it.

A series of activities you can use right before your daily stand-up to achieve all of the above.

Target Audience

Anyone looking to breathe life into their daily stand-up

Requirements

Open space where people can stand in a circle, move around, and make some noise.

 

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