I was wondering how could I encourage my team to try out something new. I sometimes hear comments such as – we don’t have time or we are occupied with our regular delivery, and yes that is true since we get pulled into our regular work that gets monotonous.
If you are looking for some unconventional ways to drive the performance goal setting process for yourself or for your teams, then this post may be a good read for you-
If you are interested to explore ways that can help gather insights and collaborate around even in situations when you have hundreds of folks spread across the globe, then this is a read for you, here is one way to achieve this-
Customer Empathy- Studies shows that only about 24% of the features that are developed are actually used and the rest are either never used or rarely used! It is not an exaggeration to say that one of the reasons for this could be that we don’t really understand what the customers want and look forward to.
It can be much more difficult doing retrospectives with distributed teams. The biggest challenge for geographically dispersed teams is finding ways to leverage the essence behind the agile value statement “Individuals and interactions over processes and tools” and the principle that “The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team is face-to-face communication.”