All the labels we use for different kinds of systems

Terms like squads, tribes, feature teams, chapters, guilds, labs, departments and towers are merely labels for different kinds of systems.   System: A set of things working together as parts of a mechanism or interconnecting network; a complex whole. What makes a squad or a feature team. different to a tribe, or to a guild?… Continue reading All the labels we use for different kinds of systems

Design your organisation like great software

Processes are an essential part of how teams and organisations operate, improve and grow. At their most effective they belong to the teams themselves, rather than being imposed on them by other people, representing the distilled and evolving practices of the team in question. Teams nearly always need interfaces to other parts of the organisation and… Continue reading Design your organisation like great software