More Advice for Effective Distributed Teams

How to be effective with distributed agile teams is STILL a hot topic in my travels. I’m not exaggerating when I say it comes up in +90% of my coaching gigs. And the context usually isn’t “good”. Instead it usually revolves around an organization or teams struggling with effective collaboration and delivery in a distributed context.

Given that, I just thought I’d share some links to good blog posts / articles that discuss distributed agile teams.

Ben Kopel shares some basic insights here:

In the following post, Thoughtworks discusses the role that backlogs, tools, and healthy agile practices play in distributed agile teams:

Here Rally shares some keys for running effective distributed meetings”


Wrapping Up

And here are a couple of my previous posts on the subject:

Hopefully these help expand your focus and success when operating with a distributed agile team.

Stay agile my friends,


Bob Galen

Bob Galen

Bob Galen is an Agile Methodologist, Practitioner & Coach based in Cary, NC. In this role he helps guide companies and teams in their pragmatic adoption and organizational shift towards Scrum and other agile methodologies and practices. Contact: [email protected]