Company: Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions
Scott M. Graffius, PMP, CSP-SM, CSP-PO, CSM, CSPO, ITIL, LSSGB is an agile project management practitioner, consultant, award-winning author, and international speaker. His expertise spans project, program, portfolio, and PMO leadership inclusive of agile, traditional, and hybrid approaches. Content from Scott’s books, workshops, speaking engagements, and more have been featured and used by businesses, governments, and universities including Gartner, Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, Ford, Qantas, Atlassian, Bayer, the National Academy of Sciences, the United States Department of Energy, the New Zealand Ministry of Education, Tufts University, James Madison University, Santa Clara University, Texas A&M University, Virginia Tech, and others. Thinkers360 named Scott a global top thought leader and influencer in three domains: Agile, Digital Transformation, and GovTech. Additional information is available at: https://bit.ly/bio-smg.
But First, the Team!
Want great tech projects? Among other things, It takes a great team! Enter Bruce Tuckman’s phases of team development — a model that’s stood the test of time because it remains highly relevant and beneficial. If you are a tech leader (or aspire to be one), a member of a tech team (or may be in one in the future), or are just looking to develop your leadership skills, this talk (based on Bruce Tuckman’s model, but with a fresh angle: 0% theory, 100% real-world-based) will give you a practical framework with actionable tips for working in and leading teams successfully. You’ll learn about the five phases — Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing, and Adjourning — including detailed descriptions of each along with proven strategies for addressing challenges or issues which may occur along the way. You’ll understand how to use the model to your advantage by effectively navigating all of the phases with speed and agility, from team set-up to the after-party!
This talk will help you develop and enhance the contributions you make to your organization by being able to:
• Understand the five stages of team development: Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing, and Adjourning.
• Learn the characteristics of each phase.
• Apply proven strategies to help handle challenges or issues experienced by the team. By doing so, you’ll advance the team’s success.