April Open Cafe in Brno – Poor performer in Agile team. Is it even possible?

Really nice group of Brno agilists met at our usual venue last week on Tuesday. We are meeting regularly every second Tuesday every even month.

At first, we decided to run a small experiment, generate ideas and vote for topics for the evening. There were few suggestions and we agreed on: Dealing with poor performers in Agile team followed by User story slicing theme. The winner was the poor performer.

We have discussed in two groups for approx. 40 minutes. The discussion was very vital touching broad topics from general motivation, PO role, planning, etc.

 

When the discussion was finished the teams shared their thoughts across the entire group. Main takeaways are following:

There are several ‘types’ of poor performers e.g.:

  • ‘Too perfect’ type – searching for perfectness as his personal ‘defence’
  • Poor performance due to knowledge – general and domain
  • Unmotivated one

To avoid previous situations you might focus on:

  • Good communication of product vision from Product owner
  • Be open to development team suggestions
  • Good planning and understanding of Scrum Events
  • Open, supportive environment

And we have a role to make sure that all goes the right way, don’t we?

The feedback from individuals was very positive and there were voices marking this Brno Cafe even best ever 🙂 Hope we beat expectations again during next one on Tue 13th June. The topic for the evening is following – How cross-functional can the Agile team be?

Agile Open Café in Brno April 11, 2017

Next Agile Open cafe at Brno will be on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. Join us and share your experiences, ask questions, discuss.

There is moderated experience sharing and discussion of current topic during Open cafe. When the session is over there is free discussion and possilbe selection of topics for following seesions.

Topic: Members will select topic on beginning of meetup based on suggestions

When: Tuesday, 11/4/2017, 6:00pm
Where: U MamutaBašty 8, Brno

Please register at info@agilniasociace.cz

Tags: Agile, Scrum, Open Cafe, Brno, Meet up

Agile Open Café in Brno Feb 14, 2017

Next Agile Open cafe at Brno will be on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. Join us and share your experiences, ask qestions, discuss.

There is moderated experience sharing and discussion of current topic during Open cafe. When the session is over there is free discussion and possilbe selection of topics for following seesions.

Topic: Dealing with Stars within Agile team.

When: Tuesday, 14/2/2017, 6:00pm
Where: U MamutaBašty 8, Brno

Please register at info@agilniasociace.cz

Tags: Agile, Scrum, Open Cafe, Brno, Meet up