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Re: Osmotic Communication vs Intense Focus

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  • felipe
    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
    Message 1 of 12 , Apr 9 3:50 AM
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      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 scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.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***
      >
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