The Agile Team Onion

The Agile Team Onion

Talk from (the pre-conference meetup at) Agile Manchester


Emily Webber

May 10, 2016


  1. The Agile team onion how many pizzas do you really

    need to feed your team? Emily Webber @ewebber /
  2. Photo by Su-Lin @ewebber

  3. @ewebber A multidisciplinary team has all the roles it needs

    to design, build and operate a service
  4. @ewebber

  5. Photo by zacktionman @ewebber

  6. @ewebber Security and risk Business operations Policy Legal Users Public

    relations Finance Suppliers Ops
  7. Photo by Katerina Hlavata @ewebber

  8. Photo by joinash @ewebber <insert homogenous group name> 

    rubbish at ….
  9. @ewebber Agile team onion Core Collaborators Supporters

  10. @ewebber Core team: Deliver the thing

  11. @ewebber Collaborators: specialist information, assurance as needed, reduce dependencies and

  12. @ewebber Supporters: Keep informed, feed into broad organisational priorities

  13. @ewebber “Working directly with the legal team, with a greater

    understanding of each other’s challenges and constraints, led to some pretty important successes for online voter registration and the people using it.” - Pete Herlihy product manager for online voter registration
  14. Photo by Jeff Easter @ewebber

  15. @ewebber

  16. @ewebber Thanks.