We organize our team into small, cross-functional groups from product, design, engineering and data that own specific areas of the product. For example, the Content and Experts team is responsible for growing our expert network and increasing the rate at which Tegus generates new content, while our Search team works to increase the relevance and power of our customer-facing transcript search.
We work in two-week iterations, which typically start with each team sitting down together to assess, scope and break down upcoming work. While we release new software all the time, we find having defined iteration boundaries makes for a good cadence for thinking about work inside a team.
One highlight each iteration is our demo meeting. Every other Monday, we come together in the afternoon to show off the work we’ve done over the last two weeks. We celebrate our progress and upcoming releases and show off the impact our work is having.
Finally, each team regularly conducts retrospectives to find ways to improve. We talk about what’s going well and what isn’t, and we’re careful to note and follow up on any action items.