PART 1 - GETTING TO KNOW JANIE LEDET
PART 2 - HAVING AN EXPERIENCED PM ON A PROJECT IS WORTH THE COST
PART 3: TIPS FOR MANAGING HIGH FUNCTIONING REMOTE TEAMS
PART 4: TOOLS, PRACTICES AND LESSONS LEARNED
As Project Manager and Scrum Master at Tag1 Consulting, and with over a decade of software development and program and project management experience, Janie Ledet lent the Tag1 Team Talks show her subject matter expertise to share some of the human elements of great, successful projects.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to render most workforces remote for the foreseeable future, crafting inclusive, high-functioning distributed teams isn't an easy matter. At Tag1, we've worked as a remote-first team since the beginning, thanks to deft project management like Janie's. These days more than ever, it's essential to have an experienced project manager on challenging projects, to manage remote teams with deep care, and to leverage best-of-class tools and best practices to shepherd the work of an agile development team.
For a transcript of this video, see Transcript: The human side of agile software development: Managing diverse remote teams: Pt. 3 - Tag1 TeamTalk #025.
In a special miniseries in four parts, Michael Meyers (Managing Director, Tag1 Consulting) and your host Preston So (Editor in Chief, Tag1 Consulting) had an opportunity to join Janie for an exciting four episodes about the human side of managing projects in agile software. We'll dive into the most important considerations when resourcing and conducting discovery for a new build, Janie's CARE philosophy for high-functioning remote teams, and best practices, convenient tools, and lessons learned over many years when it comes to elite software projects.
For a transcript of this video, see Transcript: The human side of agile software development: Managing diverse remote teams: Pt. 4 - Tag1 TeamTalk #026.
- A practical Guide to Distributed Scrum by Elizabeth Woodward, Steffan Surdek, and Matthew Ganis
- The Art of Agile Development
- Distributed Teams by John O’Duinn
- Remote: No Office Required
- Deep Work by Cal Newport
- Related article
Course Agile Meets Design Thinking Coursera University of VA online courses. Can audit for free. Agile Development Specialization
Very useful templates
- Clifton Strenghts Finder personality
- Edutopia.org - Articles, videos, book lists, and other resources for helping students in these unprecedented times.
- Time zone converter with option to include UTC.
Groups working on civil rights issues with technology solutions
Other apps Janie finds useful
Wunderlist, WorldTime Buddy, 1Password, Notion, Basecamp, Timetastic, Calendly, Paper (dropbox), Internal company wiki page- Share templates and best practices company wide, https://www.jobscan.co/ - optimize resume, SnapChat Snap Camera filters for Zoom, Github’s integrated ticket/bug & Agile board PM tools