Building teams that deliver at the speed of cloud


Building teams that deliver at the speed of cloud

Part of the Architecting the Cloud podcast series

Slow delivery and underperforming cloud apps bedevil many organizations. The issues are often the result of poor team design. Building autonomous, effectively aligned teams can help speed workflow and deliver better products.

Strategies to improve teams, improve flow, and improve outcomes

How do you deliver results at the speed of cloud, and how do you ensure that the results you get are the ones you expected? You build better work teams that rely on collaboration and efficient flow to deliver better products, faster. In this episode, Mike Kavis and Team Topologies co-author Manuel Pais discuss the characteristics of high-performing teams and how organizations can leverage teamwork to achieve better outcomes. Manuel’s advice for building better teams and increasing flow? Align teams and architecture; create smaller, more autonomous team structures; and reduce the cognitive load on team members. Manuel also cautions organizations to manage change effectively and to continuously search for bottlenecks and relentlessly work to remove them.

Talk about what are the current [team] challenges in terms of how we are organized, and how we work together, and how can we move forward. Manuel Pais is co-author of Team Topologies: Organizing Business and Technology Teams for Fast Flow. A DevOps thought leader, Manuel is an independent IT organizational consultant and trainer focused on team interactions, delivery practices, and accelerating flow.

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