Huddle up

Daily stand-up meetings have become a common ritual of many teams. This article discusses how to tailor stand-up meetings to clear communication hurdles between program and project managers. It begins by explaining the huddle concept. It then describes how to modify the format to fit each team's needs. The article details the role of the project manager and suggests ways to track issues that are raised during the huddle. It also describes how to include off-site team members and identifies ways to overcome shyness. In addition, it examines how the flow of communication was improved by removing the red/green light system of the typical project dashboard.
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