What Makes an Agile Team Tick

Before you and your team can crush it, there are certain things you’re going to want to fight for to help set yourselves up for success.

Co-location

If there was one thing you could do to dramatically improve the productivity of your team, it would be to have everyone sit together.

Co-located teams just work better. Questions get answered fast. Problems are fixed on the spot. There is less friction between interactions. Trust is built more quickly. It’s very hard to compete with the power of a small co-located team.

So if co-located teams are so good, does that mean if your team is distributed that you can’t run an agile project? Absolutely not.

Distributed teams are becoming a way of life for many. And although ...

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