Ben Linders is an Independent Consultant in Agile, Lean, Quality and Continuous Improvement, based in The Netherlands. Author of Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives, Waardevolle Agile Retrospectives, What Drives Quality and Continuous Improvement. As an adviser, coach and trainer he helps organizations by deploying effective software development and management practice, focusing on continuous improvement to deliver business value. Ben is a frequent speaker and writer. He shares his experience at benlinders.com and as an editor at InfoQ.com. Follow him on twitter: @BenLinders.Back to speakers list
Teams, what’s in it for me?
Agile talks about self-organized teams, where developers and testers work together to deliver software. What can you do to make teams succeed? This talk explores why people like to work in teams, what managers can do to enable a team structure and culture, and how to (not) manage agile teams. What is an agile team (and what not) Why would you as a developer want to work in a team, what’s in it for me Which benefits do teams have for organizations, stakeholders, customers, etc How to manage teams, the do’s and don’ts How developers, managers, and business people, can effectively communicate