Re: Osmotic Communication vs Intense Focus
- Co-located is remote scrum.
The teams are in indifferent cities or countries because the office is a branch ou partner.
Private rooms are not recommended in the literature.
--- In email@example.com, Bret Wortman <bret@...> wrote:
> What are the experiences of those on the list with installing their teams
> in team rooms to facilitate osmotic communication, pairing, and other
> collaborative activities versus allowing teams to have private work areas
> and practicing techniques like Pomodoro? Do blended work environments like
> caves & commons really work if the team is allowed to choose their work
> area at any particular time, or do teams need to have some part of the day
> where they are required to be in the common space?
> I ask because the literature seems to be conflicting right now, with
> articles being published both advocating osmotic communication and
> co-located teams, and advocating against them (as here:
> http://techcrunch.com/2012/03/03/pair-programming-considered-harmful/). My
> company has built out a new office space with three team rooms and a number
> of double-occupancy offices intended to serve as caves & commons for three
> future agile teams and I'm now wondering if there is a real best way to
> approach this arrangement to increase our chances of both developer
> acceptance and high efficiency/high quality.
> *Bret Wortman***