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Tuesday, August 4 • 10:45 - 12:00
Introduction to Agile with Distributed Teams: Working with Remote Team Members (Jutta Eckstein) POPULAR

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Abstract:
Agile development isn't any longer considered to work for collocated teams only. Also teams, projects and organizations that are distributed are asked to focus on delivering value. Yet, with Agile’s emphasis on -among other things- face-to-face communication this seems like a contradiction. So the question arises, how to adhere to the Agile principles when applying them in a distributed environment.
In this course attendees will learn about the key success factors for distributed teams. Participants will understand that also distributed teams can benefit from a value system and from principles that are beneficial for small teams. In fact the two trends - distribution in terms of globalization and Agility - can even complement each other.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Learn how teams can be Agile in distributed environments
  • Understand the importance and limits of trust
  • Understand what kind of communication and collaboration ensure a team’s Agility in a distributed environment
  • Recognize the opportunities and challenges different cultures provide
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Jutta Eckstein

IT communication
Jutta Eckstein works as an independent coach, consultant, and trainer. She holds a M.A. in Business Coaching & Change Management, a Dipl.Eng. in Product-Engineering, and a B.A. in Education. She has helped many teams and organizations worldwide to make an Agile transition. She has a unique experience in applying Agile processes within medium-sized to large distributed mission-critical projects. She has published her experience in her books 'Agile... Read More →


Tuesday August 4, 2015 10:45 - 12:00
Chesapeake 4/5/6