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    Jochy Reyes - Meet your monsters. Tame your monsters: Role anti-patterns we need to watch out for

    Jochy Reyes
    Jochy Reyes
    Agile Coach
    ANZ
    schedule 1 year ago
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    45 Mins
    Talk
    Intermediate

    "Before you can kill the monster you have to say its name"

    As coaches and practitioners of Agile we see role anti-patterns everywhere lurking, sometimes quietly sleeping and waiting to kill (the momentum!) of our teams.

    Have you met the Mr.Frost a.ka. the Frozen Middle Manager? The "Busy Bee-ast" so deep in her hero culture she has become a bottleneck and a crutch for the team. What about Hydra, the 9-headed PO, who can't make up his mind on his 10000 requirements. He comes with an extra technical head that takes joy on the fact he still has code access. The head occasionally makes code changes to "help" the team with the backlog without their permission.

    This talk is about these monsters. The monsters around us and potentially within us.

    We will know them, discuss them and identify how we can equip ourselves and the teams we work with to battle their evil rather questionable forces. More importantly in this talk, whether living around us or living within us, we will uncover how we can help guide the monsters to the right path.

1. Who are you?

I am a curious cat. I’m always up to learn new things and meet new people who I can learn from.  That being said, I am always keen to discuss and share what I’ve learned and the crazy ideas in my curious head.