Learn how to provide opportunities for your team members to continue developing their agile skills.
- The basic assumption for all Agile teams…is that they're made of people with the right set…of specialized skills to get the job done.…Then, Agile pushes those individuals further…by asking them to learn how to gain skills…in other areas that are also needed on the team.…We call this asking them to generalize or build T skills.…Both of these are essential to…the success of your Agile team.…Beyond that, people want to learn new things…and grow their skills, both within their specialty…and beyond into areas they may not have learned before.…
As a leader, you can help your team by encouraging them…to branch out into new areas.…There are a couple of ways you can do this.…First, for each specialty skill on the team,…you'll need one or more backups for that skill.…Second, you may need specialized skills…on your project once in a while.…Both of these create opportunities for your team members…to select new learning opportunities.…As a scrum master, an Agile coach, I've used something…known as a skill ball, or skill chart, to help my teams…
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- Agile principles and the agile mindset
- Defining valuable deliverables
- Engaging your stakeholders
- Collaborating across stakeholders
- Planning agile projects
- Troubleshooting projects
- Continuous improvement