Scrumconnect management team recently visited our project team working at ESFA- Department of Education, Coventry for the annual get-together. The management team interacted with Dfe Stakeholders and discussed how the team was delivering and how Scrumconnect capabilities would help Dfe. The client praised our team were everyone delivers beyond their role and expectations.
During the visit, the management team had open conversations with the team members on
The concerns which the team raised were discussed and a combined approach to solve it was determined.
Based on our interactions with clients and our team, we found the essence of how a best team can be . The following were the key highlights we observed which was in line with Scrumconnect core values.
Understanding the difference between accountability and responsibility
The team felt responsible for the outcome. In the this team, though they were specific individuals accountable for different aspects, the finish line is normally crossed by sharing and cross pollination of ideas and methods by each team member
Pride in the work being done
The team finds meaning and understands the impacts to UK citizens in the work they do. They see progress and consistent engagement and feedback coming in from the stakeholders and users. The team constantly seeked feedback from users, stakeholders and accepted the changes to the work as needed. They saw themselves as contributors rather than task finishers.
Some of the best practices this team followed are
Contributions was recognised by giving gifts and rewards to the performers
We winded off for the day by enjoying Axe throwing and Augmented darts at Boom Battle Bar and the undisputed winners were Mohan and Karuna with their consistent perfect aims