How Microteams Change the Way We Collaborate. Again • Sander Hoogendoorn • GOTO 2021

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This presentation was recorded at GOTOpia February 2021. #GOTOcon #GOTOpia

Sander Hoogendoorn - CTO at

Introducing the next evolution in autonomous collaboration in the age of agile and remote working
Over the years, the way organizations and teams operate in software development has changed quite a bit. From projects where teams were sliced vertically per discipline, to multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams in agile approaches and frameworks.
Now, as a consequence of increasing velocity, remote working, DevOps, DevSecOps, and continuous delivery, we are on the move again. In Sander's vision, teams will be even smaller than in agile, work in much shorter cycles than in Scrum, and become much more fluent. Sander has been experimenting with collaboration in teams for years and reasons about this next evolution of collaboration as domains, streams, and microteams.
This talk illustrates how organizations and teams doing software and product development can transition to focus on delivering value using the ever-evolving and self-organizing power of microteams and how to get there using a combination of models, such as Cynefin, moving beyond agile and Scrum, innovation funnels and backlogs, autonomy [...]

00:00 Intro
00:58 Moore's Law
03:55 The challenges ahead
04:04 Challenge 1: Disruption
07:25 Challenge 2: Legacy
11:36 Now what?
12:12 Who am I
13:47 Welcome to the world of small moveable parts
15:09 Stop doing projects
21:36 Continuous flow
30:07 Self-organizing & autonomous
35:51 Fewer rules
39:17 Think for yourself!
41:08 What small problem are we solving today?
44:17 Final thoughts
46:38 Outro

Read the full abstract here:
#Microteams #Agile #BeyondAgile #RemoteWorking #HumanFactor #DevOps #DevSecOps #Cynefin #Autonomy #SmallSteps #StopProjects

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