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.
In January, Redgate will undertake another self-selection reteaming process. This post explains why we'll be doing that and how we'll do it
The book Accelerate - The Science of Lean Software and DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations has been really important for Redgate over the past 12 months. It's helped us find a software delivery language that teams and the wider company understand and buy into, and allowed us to compare how we're performing against the best in the business.
A short workshop to encourage people to examine their views of leadership, challenge them to identify "leadership" behaviours that are desirable in their situation and explore how they themselves could lead or influence others.