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Tuesday, August 6


Facilitating Distributed Teams (Mark Kilby)
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Facilitating distributed team meetings can feel like having one arm tied behind your back and one eye covered, but you can free yourself of these virtual constraints using other agile practices. We struggle with meeting tools and keeping people engaged online, but what if we collaborate with our teams to get the most value out of their meetings? If we leverage pairing, mobbing and other practices, we can co-facilitate successful outcomes with our teams.

Learning Outcomes:
  • What are different types of distributed and dispersed teams and how you can facilitate them.
  • How a chat backchannel can help keep team members connected.
  • How you can pair or mob with your audience to facilitate.
  • See how you can use these practices to prepare for a typical distributed meeting.


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Mark Kilby

Agile Coach, Sonatype
I have cultivated more distributed, dispersed, and virtual teams than colocated teams for more than two decades. Since 2014, I serve as an agile coach with Sonatype, a 'remote first' software development company focusing on automation of software supply chains. Previously, I led agile... Read More →

Tuesday August 6, 2019 15:45 - 17:00
Chesapeake 10/11/12