More and more teams these days are distributed.  At some point or another in your career you will be working as part of a distributed team.  You may also have people on your team that may not have the skills necessary to be able to deliver effectively in a distributed environment.  This presentation will give agile practitioners, leaders, and managers an opportunity to to learn some tips on facilitating, serving, guiding, coaching, or being part of a distributed teams.  It will give the audience an understanding on the following:

  1. Current trends
  2. Agile Values and Principles as they relate to distributed teams
  3. The key challenges of working in a distributed team
  4. Techniques of adapting and overcoming some of the challenges in a distributed team. 

The objective is to make your job a little easier the next time you work in a distributed environment.  You will be able to take away some tips and apply them the very next day.



Outline/Structure of the Talk

1. Current trends.

2. Agile Values as it relates to being distributed

3. Four of the key challenges of being disributed

4. Techniques for overcoming the key challenges of being distributed

Learning Outcome

The goal is to give you an awareness and some tools to improve your success with distributed teams.  By the end of the session, you will have a better understanding of the current trends, the agile values as they relate to distributed teams, and the associated challenges and techniques to adapting to a distributed environment. 


Target Audience

Anyone working on a distributed team - Scrum Masters, Developers, Testers, Business Analyst, Product Owners, Agile Coaches, Managers

schedule Submitted 9 years ago