John Clapham


Agile Teams (B) 2017
Agile Teams (B)
14:00 - 14:44

Session type: Lecture
Session level: Suitable for all

Team Design For Continuous Delivery

It appears we have the formula for great engineering teams nailed; cross functional, T-shaped, pizza sized and manifesto enabled. Teams live in tension between their own output and contribution to the wider organisation, is spinning up a team in a continuous delivery environment any different? The objective of this talk is to explore what you can do (regardless of your role) to improve your team and assist it’s continuous delivery capability. We consider design factors for teams, starting with what, if anything, is different about a continuous delivery team. We then look at common factors underpinning high performing teams, including environment, engagement and psychological safety.

Team Design For Continuous Delivery    John Clapham


John Clapham is an independent Agile consultant and professional coach. He helps individuals develop, teams build great products, and organisations learn to be more effective, productive and enjoyable to work in. His broad experience ranges from start-up to enterprise scale, formed in the publishing, telecommunications, commerce, defence and public sector arenas.

John has a secret passion for DevOps and Continuous Delivery. His forays into coaching, lean and Agile are fuelled by coffee, lego and Bristol’s frequent inclement weather.


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