What is L&D? Learning and Development
Can an Agile team afford to NOT have an L&D plan in place?
Will the Agile team be successful?
Do you want your team success to be defined by “Maybe”?
If not, read further…
I have noticed a lot of Agile teams that I have supported as a Lead Developer, Scrum Master and then as an Agile Coach.
They are motivated to become Agile and deliver value.
The pace of learning is very high to keep the
- Developers uptodate with interesting Development trends
- Product owner uptodate with Product innovation trends
- Scrum masters uptodate with useful Process trends
Most team members are caught up with regular work in their teams that they do not prioritize learning and development. Most L&D happens on the job.
What if we prioritize L&D?
Here are two simple models for L&D that we did with Agile teams:
- Short term training done twice a year
- 1 to 2 day training with focus on topics that are voted by the team for a deeper dive. eg: Forecasting techniques, Quality perception
- Long term training done monthly over a year
- 1 to 2 hours of training every month over a year with interactive training including preparation, experiments and hands on trials
Interested? This is what a trainee had to say in my last training:
Want to know more? Just contact me: Contact – Moss and Lichens