Not Your Boring Standup
Thursday, February 4, 2016
· Mad / Glad / Sad / Afraid or Pass
· I'm in
Make work more than just about the work, make it about the people that do the work do
Gives insight into what might be going into team member's personal lives
Team empathy / bonding / communication / sharing
How address typical standup function such as what work is getting done today?
Right after standup people self-organize to discuss issues / blocking items (sounded like ad hoc parking lot of groups of 2-3 people
Presenters Background / Experience
Small companies (9-30 people), with small teams
Teams very experienced with Agile already, don't need help recognizing blockers
Started by adding this method to beginning of typical standup
Why I'm in?
"means I'm fully present"
Book has a page explaining contract with yourself that when you say "I'm in" means you are reaffirming commitment to that contract
Checkout as safety valve
Feels a little weird at first, but it's powerful. Don't force it.
Everyone's saying it together, paying attention. Group affirmation.
Personal vs. work
No restrictions on it, tends to be a mix of both
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