How is This Still a Thing? Resource Pools

A session at LAST Conference Sydney 2016

Monday 25th July, 2016

1:40pm to 2:15pm (EST)

Why and how to move from resource pools to feature teams.

A surprising amount of companies are still using antiquated techniques like resource pools. Not only are they costly, but also hinder productivity and effectiveness. Business people wait for weeks and months to get a 20-minute job done? Not uncommon with resource pools.

Feature teams, on the other hand, do have certain characteristics providing the organisation to get things done big time: supported by product owner and team facilitator, self-organised and cross-functional, stable, dedicated, and proactive.

This session shows a path from resource pools to feature teams via self-selection of teams, including common fears and doubts during this culture-changing journey.

About the speakers

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Bernd Schiffer

Agile Coach, Trainer, and Consultant

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Bold Mover

Agile coaching, training, and consulting. Tweets by @berndschiffer. bio from Twitter

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12 attendees

  • Andrew Knevitt
  • Ambrose Chea
  • Bernd Schiffer
  • Bold Mover
  • Caidyrn Roder
  • Christiane Anderson
  • Martyn
  • Hiro Yoneyama
  • Nish Mahanty
  • Rob
  • salpalmer
  • Tony Nguyen

4 trackers

  • Alex Wang
  • Cameron Grice
  • Connor Hughes
  • Ruth Woolley

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Time 1:40pm2:15pm EST

Date Mon 25th July 2016

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