The purpose of a standup is to bring teams together to share developments, surface blockers, and move work forward. It’s about empowering team members and building accountability.
Daily standup meetings are a space for small groups to come together to clear and chart a path forward. They’re more focused and concise than other meetings and follow the same structure every time.
Want the benefit of a daily standup but need to cut down on in-person meetings? Maybe you want to run standups a bit faster? Switch to asynchronous check-ins.
1. Opening round ( 3 mins )
Start with a brief team-building question to build connection and give everyone a chance to speak.
2. Project updates ( 10 mins )
Answer these three questions:
3. Assign action items ( 2 mins )
Assign tasks for the work discussed during the meeting.