Re: [agile-43] Re: BayXP / Silicon Valley / Cupertino Agile Meeting : Oct 22nd

From: Shane D.
Sent on: Friday, October 24, 2008 9:03 PM
I remembered the Aha moment that I forgot at the end of meeting:

"A self-organizing team is normally a team with a strong leadership"

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 9:31 AM, Jeffrey Fredrick
<[address removed]> wrote:
> I've borrowed some of the meeting protocol from the Salt Lake City
> Agile Roundtable and part of that is that at the end of the meetings
> you go around the table and ask people for their "Aha moment".  I
> didn't take notes so this is a partial and inaccurate remembrance:
>
>  * Scale matters: transitioning a large group requires significantly
> more planning & work than just doing one team.
>
>  * Related: remember The Law of Raspberry Jam (the wider you spread
> it the thinner it gets)
>
>  * It can take a lot of work to make sure a team self-organizes the right way
>
>  * The psychology of change is important
>
> Which reminds me, I was supposed to include a mention of one of the
> books that came up last night, Cialdini's book on Influence which you
> can get in one of two flavors:
>
> http://www.amazon...­
> http://www.amazon...­
>
> Jtf
>
>
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 8:59 AM, Uma <[address removed]> wrote:
>>
>> Seems to have been a very interesting discussion. Any outcomes or poignant
>> suggestions?
>> Especially the latter 2 topics.
>>
>> Hope to make it next time!
>> -uma-
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 12:37 AM, Jeffrey Fredrick
>> <[address removed]> wrote:
>>>
>>> Thanks to those who attended. We had a good discussion on:
>>>
>>>    ? advice on engaging with a traditional QA organization as you
>>> transition to Agile
>>>    ? Is Scrum Evil?  /  Transitioning to Scrum experience report
>>>    ? Redefining "done"
>>>
> ...
>
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