We've created a set of "working agreements", which call out best practices and common aims we have, with a view to embedding these in all projects in the division and encouraging consistency.
Over the years, our development teams have evolved, disbanded and been created. Most of the time, each team has been given full autonomy over how they work. We have ended up with is a collection of teams with disparate approaches to the same mission - creating great software.
I’m a project manager, so unsurprisingly I can find myself in animated conversations with other project managers regarding how best to manage the work that our team members are doing. We all have our favourite techniques and methods, but the process generally starts with making the work each member of the team is planning to... Continue Reading →