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With Agile Teams, Who’s the Boss?

Originally published on Linkedin by Paul McNamaraCo-Founder, Partner and Managing Director at Adaptovate One of the hallmarks of agile is its flat organisational structure. Without a traditional hierarchy in place, it begs the question: who is the boss? A boss is still needed, even with the most established agile teams, for several reasons. They can…Continue readingWith Agile Teams, Who’s the Boss?

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Are we all heading in the same direction now we are working remotely?

By Paul McNamara. Businesses are having to adapt faster than ever to stay ahead or even survive in the dynamic environment created by COVID-19 and will need everyone working together on the right things to have any chance of succeeding.   However, the ability for individuals to stay aligned and work cohesively is even harder in…Continue readingAre we all heading in the same direction now we are working remotely?

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Can Agile work without co-located, dedicated teams?

By Paul McNamara In the real world, however, it’s not quite so simple. Large organizations are geographically distributed, which makes co-location extremely difficult. The economics of having teams 100% dedicated to a single project can be unrealistic. In many organizations, for example, there simply may not be enough data scientists, human-centered design experts, or agile…Continue readingCan Agile work without co-located, dedicated teams?