What’s a daily standup meeting?
Daily standups are integral for the functioning of high performance teams. The intent of a daily standup meeting (also called a ‘scrum’) is to help find problems quickly. Since they are of short duration, it’s crucial to ensure that everyone on the team stays focused and on track.
Why is a daily standup meeting important?
Daily standups meetings help get everyone on the same page, remove roadblocks and develop a sense of trust across the team. They are a quick way to solve problems and make iterations together.
How does a daily standup work…
Step #1: Start with a quick recap (05 mins)
Ask each member of the daily standup this: ‘What have they accomplished since the previous daily standup?’
Dive’s Pro Meeting Tip: Input your updates in advance to avoid wasting time during the meeting.
Step #2: Highlight the blockers (05 mins)
Ask each member of the daily standup this: ‘What’s a blocker that’s preventing you from finishing a task?’
Dive’s Pro Meeting Tip: Use our Polls app to ask the right questions. This will help people open up about their roadblocks. Here are some questions that you can try: What is the biggest roadblock in your week? Where would you like some support?
Step #3: Set out your next steps (05 mins)
Ask each member of the daily standup this: ‘What do they plan to accomplish before the next daily standup?’
Dive’s Pro Meeting Tip: Use Dive’s recap email to send out individual notes and action items at the end of a meeting.