We’ve found that people appreciate having a strong influence on their destination during team reorganizations and that self-selection reteaming places people into teams they are happy to be part of. But there are difficulties to be aware of and, as with everything, there’s always room for improvement.

In January 2021…


Questions we’re commonly asked about self-selection reteaming at Redgate and an offer to help you plan your own process

In January we completed our 3rd annual reteaming process at Redgate. I’ve written a couple of posts about how that went on this site and shared a tour through a key event in our approach — the team charter expo.

In response to that video I’ve had several people from…


This month Redgate’s Product Development organisation embarked on our annual “reteaming” process to reconfigure how our teams are assigned to reflect the company’s 2021 strategy and plans. For the last 3 years, our approach to these team changes has been to allow people to strongly influence where in the new…


Level Up Week 2020 was Redgate’s first ever global event focused on learning and personal development. It encouraged us to share skills, knowledge, and ideas with other Redgaters and give each other opportunities to grow and improve. …


Since 2018 Redgate’s Product Development organisation have run an internal conference to inspire people to engage in their personal development, build capability across our teams and bring people together to learn, share and collaborate. …


In January 2021 Redgate’s product development organisation will undertake a “reteaming” process to reconfigure how our teams are assigned to reflect the company’s strategy for 2021. …


During social distancing measures, with all our teams working remotely and with differing work patterns, we should be especially attentive to the wellbeing of our teammates and how we collaborate with each other. …


In my previous post I explained why, at the end of 2018, Redgate wanted to give people a strong influence over what team they worked on, our concerns about short team self-selection events and how we decided to approach the idea. …


Are you attracted to the idea of allowing people to decide for themselves what they work on, encouraging them to move towards the work they find most motivational, but something is holding you back from trying it? Perhaps you’ve heard of organisations that have run team self-selection events and, while…

Chris Smith

Chris is Head of Product Delivery at Redgate. His job is to lead the software development teams that work on Redgate's ingeniously simple database tools.

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