Here's the recording of a talk I was lucky enough to give at the Lean Agile Exchange conference on "Three years of self-selection reteaming at Redgate".
This month I was interviewed by Sander Dur on his excellent Mastering Agility podcast to talk about Redgate's journey with self-selection reteaming over the last three years.
Organization leaders and development team members can find the notion of self-selection reteaming troubling. Why is that? What is holding us back from giving software engineering folks a greater influence over the work they do and the people they work with?
This month I was invited on the Agile.FM podcast to chat with it's host, Joe Krebs, about my experiences with annual self-selection reteaming at Redgate.
We've found that people appreciate having a strong influence on their destination during team reorganizations and that self-selection reteaming places people into teams they are happy to be part of. But there are difficulties to be aware of and, as with everything, there's always room for improvement.
This post offers some answers to frequently asked questions about Reteaming at Redgate and asks if anyone would like any help with their own process
This post shares the results of our annual self-selection reteaming process and how we had to adapt the activity during a national lockdown
How we turned our internal tech conference into a virtual, global company event bringing Redgaters together to focus on L&D and reconnect
Crucial Conversations happen where the stakes are high, opinions vary and emotions run strong. These situations arise all the time in agile development teams and can lead to misunderstandings, inaction or strained relationships. In this post I'll explain when Crucial Conversations can pop up and give you some tips on how to tackle them.