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
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
This post explains in detail exactly how Redgate ran it's first formal team self-selection process, from initial planning to completion.
Are you attracted to the idea of allowing people to decide for themselves what they work on, but worried about what might happen as a result? Yep, we were too. Here's how we kept true to the ideals of self-determination but reduced our collective anxiety about the process.
At the end of June Redgate's Product Development organisation ran a retrospective session to review how things have gone in our corner of Redgate in the first half of 2019. This post explains how we ran the large scale retrospective and what we discovered by doing it.