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Find the english description below. Wenn man Scrum mit mehreren Teams nutzt, kommen neue Fragen auf. In dieser Gruppe diskutieren wie solche Fragen und die zugrunde liegende Systemdynamik. So erarbeiten wir Verständnis und Verbesserungs-Experimente.

Dieses Meetup richtet sich an Agile Coaches, Scrummaster, Traininer, Manager, Entwickler und alle anderen die Interesse an Multiteam-Scrum haben.

Eine unserer wichtigen tragenden Säulen ist das Agile Framework "LeSS" (Large Scale Scrum). Aus diesem nehmen wir viele Denk- und Coaching-Werkzeuge, deren Anwendung wir im Meetup praktizieren und diskutieren. Eine andere Säule besteht aus den vielen Unternehmen in Berlin, die selbst Scrum mit vielen Teams einsetzen und ihre Erfahrungen mit uns teilen.

Konkrete Fragen, die wir Meetup behandeln:

- Wie breit oder eng sollte die Definition des Produkts in einer Organisation sein? Was sind jeweils die Vor- und Nachteile?

- Wie startet man eine Scrum-Transition vor dem Hintergrund von vielen Teams? Alle gleichzeitig oder nacheinander?

- Welche Teile von Prozessen skalieren linear und welche super-linear? Was bedeutet es für die Organisation?

- Mit welchen Werkzeugen und Methoden lassen sich große komplexe Organisationen verstehen?

- Wie viele Produktbacklogs sollte es geben? Was sind die Konsequenzen?

- Warum braucht man funktionsübergreifende Teams? Wie kommt man schrittweise dorthin?

- Was sind gute Methoden für die Moderation von Multiteam-Meetings?

- Und viele mehr

Wir glauben, dass es auf die meisten dieser Fragen keine eindeutige abschließende Antwort geben kann, da jeder Kontext seine ganz eigenen Besonderheiten hat. Unser Hauptziel liegt darin ein gemeinsames Verständnis der zugrunde liegenden Systeme und von deren Verhalten zu erarbeiten. Darauf aufbauend können wir Verbesserungsexperimente entwicklen und aus den Experimenten anderer lernen.

Die ist eine offizielle ScrumAlliance User Group: Teilnehmer erhalten Scrum Education Units der Kategorie A


The Scrum guide describes Scrum for a single team. When doing Scrum with multiple teams, lots of new questions pop up. This is the meetup to ask these questions, discuss & understand the underlying system dynamics and come up with improvement experiments to try out and learn from.

For whom: This meetup is for interested agile coaches, scrum masters, trainers, managers, developers and everyone else who is interested in multi-team Scrum.

Our foundations: One important foundation for our discussions is the agile framework "LeSS" (Large Scale Scrum). From it we take many thinking and coaching tools that we practice and discuss. Another important foundation is a number of companies in Berlin who are improving continuously with experiments and are willing to share their findings with us.

Some of the more concrete questions that we tackle:

- How broad or narrow should we define the product? What consequences does this have? - How do you start a new Scrum adoption in a multi-team environment? All at once or gradually?

- Which parts of processes scale linearly and which ones super-linearly? What does that mean for company wide performance?

- What are some effective techniques to understand complex relationships in large product organisations?

- How many product backlogs do you need? What are the consequences of these choices?

- When do you need cross-functional teams? How can you get there step-by-step?

- What are some effective tools to facilitate retrospectives in multi-team settings?

- And many many more

We believe that for most of these questions there are no right or wrong answers, because every context has its own special aspects. Our main goal is to collaboratively understand the underlying dynamics more deeply, get ideas for experiments that can be tried and learn from experiments that others have already tried.

This is a ScrumAlliance endorsed User Group: You can gain Category A Scrum Education Units

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Release the hidden potential of your organization by Teamwork

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Please dream about the great place to work:

  • The work works
  • Collaboration is smooth and effective
  • The norms support trust, safety, and fairness
  • The organization as a whole is able to decide, manage time, reflect, and improve
  • People take responsibility and initiative
  • Individuals both align and use their individual strengths as necessary

This has been experienced and studied in small stable teams.

The same principles lead to great collaboration and performance in large organizations. Projects, communities, requirement areas, product management, single workshops, and even remote teams work better when you create the working conditions and serve the human needs for collaboration.

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. This 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.

Join the Meetup to understand how to support teamwork and transform your organization:

17:30 Welcome
18:00 Interactive talk with exercises

  • Benefits of Teamwork for individuals, teams, and the organization
  • The 5 dimensions of building teamwork
  • Teamwork for projects, communities, or product management
  • Teamwork transforming the organization
  • Q/A

19:30 Socializing
20:00 Cleanup

The speaker

Ari Tikka has experience in developing teamwork and organizations since the last millennium. The content is drawn from teamwork research by Richard Hackmann and Susan Wheelan, Coaching, Responsibility Process, Nonviolent Communication, Agile, workplace counseling, and long practice in Tavistock and Foulkes' group dynamics traditions.

More about the content at https://gosei.fi/teamwork/

Flixbus offers drinks. If you are hungry, grab your bretzel on the way.


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