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  1. Good Fences Make Good Neighbors – Why Team Boundaries Are Important David Kershaw VP, Cloud Services Altova GmbH

  2. There Are 2 Types of Teams In The World… We carefully cultivated this team! Of course we’re on a team because, well, look around – everything that happens here is a team. Right? I’m on 5 teams. Or is 6 teams? Which would you think works better?

  3. Studies Have Looked For Team Boundaries… At least 25% of team members aren’t sure who is on the team! No, actually it’s more like 10% do know who is on the team! Frequently they are hard to find!

  4. Why Are Boundaries Important? The boundary gives us space to do things our way And there are more reasons for boundaries. For instance…

  5. Why are boundaries important? If Everyone Is On The Team Then No One Is My boss pointed me in another direction I have stuff to do over there Commitment becomes a big problem!

  6. Why are boundaries important? Who Do You Ask For What You Need? I really need more information! I can dig that up for you!

  7. Why are boundaries important? Too Many Communication Channels 5 new team members! Pass it on. What? How many? Limiting team size can increase performance. See the Mythical Man-month

  8. Why are boundaries important? If Everyone Is On The Team, Is Everything In Scope? Black & white is in scope too! Brown is in scope! Tan is in definitely in scope! Or, if anyone can be on the team, can’t anything be in scope?

  9. 4 Boundaries Provide For Good Teamwork • Who is in the organization • Who is on the team • Who is assigned to what role • Who is participating in what work

  10. Teamwork Should Be Fractal I know what my role is! I’m working on a task! I can see who my teammates are! At any level of detail, the boundaries should be clear.

  11. There Is 1 Magic Ingredient For Good Boundaries It is complete clarity. But clarity also implies consistency!

  12. How Do You Give Teams Clear Boundaries? The screenshots are from MetaTeam! Some suggestions…

  13. Recognition Is Important To Teamwork Make it easy to find people Their teams, and The work they are assigned So they will stay focused. Try this here! Learn more here!

  14. Membership Should Have Privileges Make membership clear And limited So membership is opportunity Try this here! Learn more here!

  15. Membership Should Also Have Responsibilities Assign detailed roles To every member So responsibilities are handled, Members know who can help, And what to do. Try this here! Learn more here!

  16. Alignment Is A Synonym For Collaboration Set clear goals, Assign each to 1 owner, Align contributing roles With clear responsibilities And collaboration happens Try this here! Learn more here!

  17. Thank you! David Kershaw VP, Cloud Services Altova GmbH http://metateam.net