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Preventing groupthink for accurate agile team data

When I worked on my first agile team, I was nervous to speak up during planning poker if I didn’t agree with the group’s story point estimation. Now over time, I’ve learned to gain confidence and voice my perspective, but it wasn’t without some bumps along the way. I’m sure I wasn’t alone in this feeling!

It’s no secret accurate data on sprint performance is crucial for proper planning, so consequently, preventing groupthink is super important to ensuring a top-performing agile team.

What are some ways you product folks prevent groupthink on your teams?

We uncover some of our top tips and advice in this blog: The agile team: How to overcome bias and groupthink in meetings