The "digital age" could well be better described as the "teamwork age". A team is required to tackle the toughest and most complicated problems we face. Sometimes, even a team of teams. However, getting individuals to work together towards a common goal is not an easy feat.

Effective communication, common purpose, and shared language are the primary predictors of success for a team. I will talk about some techniques which can produce better solutions, faster, with better morale:

  • A framework the team can use to create a shared vocabulary and better understand each other
  • How to effectively using Retrospective meetings to to make the team better as a whole
  • Visualizing work which is in progress, to avoid miscommunications