Teams face many challenges during a Sprint. Some of them, such as requests that seemingly come out of the blue or getting
timely answers to questions from the Product Owner, are common to both collocated and distributed teams. Others such as
communication and time zone challenges are more often found with distributed teams.
In this talk, Steffan Surdek discusses different challenges teams may face during a Sprint and presents suggestions teams can use to help make their Sprints run more smoothly.
Content high-level overview:
- Handling language differences
- Handling cultural differences
- Handling teleconferences
- Using documentation to communicate better
- Valuing the whole team
- Promoting Transparency
- Effective Daily Scrums
- Handling new requests
- Handling maintenance issues
- Getting timely answers