Every Team Should Have A Retrospective Practice
tl;dr: (1) "Learning as a team builds psychological safety: the feeling of being able to say what you mean without fearing judgment or negative consequences." (2) Retros are low hanging fruit (3) They put teams on the path to continuous improvement. Tim provides resources for facilitating retros.
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How I Went From Dev To VP Of R&D In 25 Months
tl;dr: Characteristics of an elite team and 7 "secrets" from building such a team, including (1) learning how to get developers to do what was right without formal authority (2) The smarter the person, the more “why” matters.
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Independence, Autonomy, And Too Many Small Teams
tl;dr: The concepts behind two pizza teams - mission and independence - have been lost. Teams no longer work on customer problems but a subset of those problems. This requires a lot more cross team collaboration, creating bottlenecks and inefficiencies.
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