Antonio Cobo

Antonio Cobo

Antonio Cobo

Topic: Lessons learned scrum mastering distributed teams

About the topic: We all want to work with a co-located team in order to increase communication and trust within the team. The reality is more and more common for big companies to have distributed teams around the world or allowing their employees to work from home several days a week.

My last three years I worked for big multinational companies (a challenge itself) scrum mastering distributed teams around the world.
Focusing on useful techniques and tips to improve your day to day communication.

I will share with you personal findings regarding common pitfalls and how we managed to improve as a team, and the tools we used.

Learning objectives:

  • Useful techniques and tips to improve your day to day communication.
  • Running remote retrospectives.

About the speaker: Antonio is a Delivery Manager with 20 years of experience in the IT industry and specialises in Agile methodologies. He comes from a technical background, starting his career as a Java Developer in Spain, moving to different roles within IT in three different countries. Antonio is passionate about creating and implementing the best solution while continually seeking to improve work methodologies. He is convinced that most of the problems in IT are due to lack of communication!
Antonio usually speaks about Agile, DevOps and Team management at conferences across Europe and US, such as DevOps Days, JAX and Voxxed Days.