Tuesday 11th December 2018

    Team Health Monitors and Why Your Startup Needs a Check-Up


    Team Health Monitors and Why Your Startup Needs a Check-Up
    Enterprise software company, Atlassian, has open-sourced its team playbook, which includes team-specific health assessments as well as tactics for working through common pain points, like leadership deficits or conflicting priorities. Simons (President, Atlassian) and his colleagues are so passionate about the topic that the company's NASDAQ ticker symbol is TEAM. Prior to Atlassian, Simons was the VP of Marketing at software-maker BEA Systems, which was acquired by Oracle. Here, Simons outlines the eight traits of successful teams, determined after studying hundreds of Atlassian teams across departments. He lays out the six-step process that'll help teams of any kind, at any size company understand where they might need improvement. Lastly, he shares examples of how Atlassian teams have made adjustments to their processes after assessing their performance with the help of a health monitor. Read more