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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Improving the Team

Organizing a Self-Organizing Team

Your organization is embracing agile. When it comes to adopting the process, your team seems to be doing all the right things. Yet deep down, something still doesn’t seem quite right. As their leader, it could be that you haven’t figured it out either. Perhaps your team is lacking some spark and is reluctant to take on real ownership. What can you do to help the team organize themselves to become the high-performing software development group you know they can be? John Lynch describes six key behaviors for leaders to help teams become high-performing and get themselves organized—Mission, Hot Buttons, Technical Relevance, Buffers, Game Show Hosts, and Persistence. Learn how to navigate the tricky landscape involved in allowing teams to self-organize while realizing improved performance and team morale. Take away tools to improve your software development teams.

John Lynch, Clashmore Software Solutions

Since his entry into the world of commercial software in 1989, John Lynch has been involved in solving interesting software problems. Whether moving mainframe print jobs to servers or getting software teams to deliver their very best, John has provided creative solutions. In the early 1990s, he led the team responsible for inventing the very first mainframe to Unix print server system.

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