Agile team success: Multiple specialities or overlapping competencies?

(Lightning talk, 10 min)

Author(s): Terje Brasethvik (Bouvet)
Session: Developer Interaction
Session chair: Anders Haugeto (Iterate)
Date: Thursday, 3 June 2010: Main Conference
Time: 13:30-15:00
The talk presents challenges in orchestrating a development team with complementary skills and competencies - all of which very relevant and required for the project at hand. However, according to the team assessment instrument presented in [1], a multidisciplinary team with the seemingly perfect and required diversity in competences, is not guaranteed a high score. [1] Moe, Dingsoyr, Royrvik, "Putting Agile Teamwork to the Test - A Preliminary Instrument for Empirically Assessing and Improving Agile Software Development", in Abrahamsson, Marchesi & Maurer (Eds.): "XP 2009", LNBIP 31, 2009

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