Creating an Environment to Enable Team Engagement & Productivity

Maybe you are standing up a new agile team or are team member of a proposed team. You know that the team should sit together, but you suspect there is something more.

Or maybe you are on an existing agile team. You think your environment could be better, but you aren't exactly sure what matters most and certainly don't want to ask facilities to move things more than once or submit multiple procurement requests.

Or maybe you are still stuck in cubeville. You know you should talk to your teammates more often, but they are down the hall. You'd like to try pair programming, but the desk shape makes that hard. You really need to brainstorm and collaborate more as a whole team, but booking a conference room is a nightmare.

Camille will share recommendations on your environment setup, why they matter, the knowledge of how to justify the changes you want and how to make some trade offs when necessary.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

Slides and lecture with questions at the end.

Camille will cover:

  • How environment impacts engagement and productivity
  • Specific recommendations
  • Justifying the change
  • Tradeoffs: Reality vs. the Ideal

Learning Outcome

Attendees will:

  • Understand how environment impacts engagement and productivity
  • Receive specific recommendations on environmental elements (desk shape, room arrangement, walls, monitors, SW tooling, etc.)
  • Gain the knowledge to justify how each recommendation impacts engagement and productivity
  • Learn how to make tradeoffs when the ideal environment isn't feasible

Target Audience

Managers of all levels, business folks, developers, testers and others who want to improve their environment

schedule Submitted 1 year ago

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