Continuous reteaming: planning day workshop - Enabling constraints

Continuous reteaming: planning day workshop - Enabling constraints

5 minute read

In Continuous reteaming: planning day workshop - Achievements and target outcomes, we’ve seen how to start building alignment by sharing both the achievements and the target outcomes for the next quarter. It is a worthy exercise in itself, which should improve collaboration and reduce waste. However, we are a long way from having a new team structure for the next quarter. So how do you ensure that people self-select into teams that are not entirely crazy?

Continuous reteaming: planning day workshop - Achievements and target outcomes

Continuous reteaming: planning day workshop - Achievements and target outcomes

6 minute read

In Continuous Reteaming and Self-Selection, I gave a general overview of the system of work I experimented with for 18 months. I will now detail various parts, starting with the planning day.

4 years of squad health check

Learnings from running squad health checks for 4 years

5 minute read

Earlier in January, we ran our squad health check for Q4 2018. We invited an observer that was keen to discover the activity, and see if it would be beneficial for his own team. We had a quick chat at the end of the hour about my experience as a manager, and it suddenly hit me that I had been running squad health checks for the better part of the last 4 years… Time flies! Here are some thoughts on this activity.