Morning all! Welcome to the week - here's your regular shot of reading material; remember to pass it on to anyone you think might enjoy the read!

The next CTO Craft Panel Event will be on September 26th, again at CodeNode in London, this time with the conversation focused on the trials and tribulations of Hiring, from sourcing and screening to interviewing, testing, securing and onboarding. We'll be joined by Engineering Leaders from Metail, Lystable and Buildpath.

https://www.meetup.com/CTO-Craft/events/243329272/
Hope to see you there!

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Andy at CTO Craft

From the CTO Craft Blog

Culture & Leadership

Engineering & Product

What Else?

Retrospective Activities

If I were you (#95)

What could sub-groups improve when interacting with others?

Identify sub-groups within the participants that interacted during the iteration, e.g. developers/testers, clients/providers, PO/developers, etc. Give participants 3 minutes to silently write down what they think their group did that negatively impacted another group. One person should be part of one group only and write stickies for all groups they don't belong to - 1 sticky per issue. 

Then in turn all participants read their stickies and give them to the corresponding group. The affected group rates it from 0 ('It was not a problem') to 5 ('It was a big problem'). Thus you get insights and shared understanding about problems and can select some of them to work on.

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Have an amazing week, and see you next Monday!

Andy @ CTO Craft