Mission Driven Teamwork
What is Parabol's Friday Ship?
A Friday Ship is a short note written by the team at the end of each week to share information on what progress has been made.
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Check-in Meetings: Keeping the Team in Sync
The Action Meeting is a powerful team status meeting agenda. It's a miniature reflection and planning cycle that exists within an agile sprint—it’s a highly effective meeting format to update a team and clear roadblocks. It’s the team’s heartbeat.
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The Sprint Board: How to Organize Uncertain Work
How to organize an agile project using a Kanban board to enable working in short, agile sprints. Here's what columns to use and how to use them.
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Working in Sprints
We'll show you how to sprint by formulating a short-term plan, executing, and using what you learn to plan the next sprint. We'll cover the purpose of sprint planning, Action Meetings, Friday Ship, backlog scrub, and retrospectives.
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Kicking Off: How to Start a Mission-Driven Team
How to kickoff a new project for a mission-driven team in 3 steps: assigning roles and responsibilities, setting objectives and goals, and building a backlog of tasks.
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Principles: When to Form a Mission-Driven Team
Mission-driven teams go by many names: innovation teams, strategic teams, market discovery teams, process improvement teams, agile business teams, and many more. In this content series, we'll give you our perspective on how to form and operate an effective team.
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