We offered an online Meetup on Feb 14th with the purpose to get perspective, confidence, and credibility for the discussions with the teams and managers.
The content was appreciated by the audience. Two participants wanted to continue privately, about why Scrum fails so often, and advice for an Agile transformation.
I have been looking at working life for 35 years. I would like to see that the majority of teams are able to do teamwork. Ok. Average. Normal. But what I usually see is a couple of brilliant teams, the majority of the teams peacefully dragging their feet and the rest struggling.
My experience is supported by the researcher Susan Wheelan, who studied about 600 teams for decades. She concluded that 50% of people have never experienced decent teamwork.
This is waste, unutilized human potential. Why is it happening?
We will study the practical benefits of teamwork:
The team's perspective:
In collaboration with Agile Finland Coaching Circle Meetup.
Before finding Agile, Ari built software for embedded distributed fault tolerant software for seven years. For the next decade he worked as an organizational therapist with cultural change, teamwork and leadership. Since 2006 he has contributed to LeSS-flavoured Agile transformations including mechanical engineering, market automation, and embedded system development. For the last couple of years Ari had international coaching assignments ranging from teams to board.