Agile Teams—Not So Cross-Functional!
In the purest type organizations that have Scrum teams or Agile teams that are fully cross-functional and can do everything within their team, it is easy for those teams to complete delivery of their quality work in their way. In other organizations, however, there are Scrum or Agile teams that need help from other teams or departments. When we talk about teams being cross-functional, we assume they are able to complete their commitments on their own. However, in a growing number of organizations, this is not the case – the Scrum or Agile teams require help from other teams like operations or UX/UI. Attendees will take a dive into some ways that the Scrum or Agile teams are able to leverage these ‘other’ teams so that there are as few impediments and slowdowns as possible. Explore ways that teams utilize others to help them move forward toward quality software.