Unlocking the Potential of Remote Teams

A 2018 study found that 63% of companies have remote workers. Gone are the times when you can expect your entire team will be co-located and will collaborate in-person every day. In today’s global economy, remote teams are basically a given, and fully-distributed teams are becoming more & more prevalent each year.

Knowing this, how can you ensure a remote or distributed team will become just as high-performing as one that is co-located? Is it even possible? We have proven that it is possible, and we can't wait to tell you all our secrets!

In this interactive session we will:

  • Acknowledge the power remote and distributed teams can unlock for an organization
  • Examine some of the common challenges and pitfalls remote and distributed teams experience
  • Share tips & tricks from our experiences coaching remote and distributed teams
  • Practice hands-on tools and techniques you can use with your remote or distributed teams to improve engagement, participation and collaboration
 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • Interactive brainstorm to acknowledge the power remote and distributed teams can unlock for an organization
  • Interactive brainstorm to examine some of the common challenges and pitfalls remote and distributed teams experience
  • Presenters will share tips & tricks from our experiences coaching remote and distributed teams
  • Practice hands-on tools and techniques you can use with your remote or distributed teams to improve engagement, participation and collaboration

Learning Outcome

  1. Reignite your appreciation for remote and distributed teams, despite past challenges you may have had
  2. Return to your remote or distributed teams with ideas you can use to improve engagement, participation and collaboration

Target Audience

Coaches, Scrum Masters, or team members who interact with remote or distributed teams

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  • Christen McLemore
    By Christen McLemore  ~  1 month ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • topic is of interest to our audience
    • topic has been debated for years so having success stories is great

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • need more structured outline to determine how the session will be run
    • share a bit of the content so we can understand your approach and vision of the session
    • state the outcomes you plan to suggest or recommend
    • Kimberly Bartlett
      By Kimberly Bartlett  ~  1 month ago
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      Hi Christen,

      Thank you for your feedback. We've added a link to a google doc with our intended outline. Please let me know if you have any trouble accessing the document.

      Melissa & I would love the opportunity to present at Mile High Agile this year - this topic or our other topic related to Agile Leadership. We welcome any/all feedback on our submissions.

      Thanks again,

      K


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