- Miro and TeamForm have created an integration of both platforms to make it easier for users to visually and collaboratively re-design their team interaction models, using the industry-leading Team Topologies framework
- Re-designing team interaction modes is challenging – Miro and TeamForm bring together the best of both worlds: visual and collaborative design, while using accurate data of the real-life teams within your organisation
- Easily re-design your team structure and interaction models in Miro, while updating your organisation’s single source of truth for teams
Introduction: In today's fast-paced and interconnected world, effective collaboration is the key to success for any organisation. The ability to bring together diverse perspectives, streamline communication, and foster innovation has become a top priority. Two powerful tools that have emerged as game-changers in this realm are Miro and TeamForm. Individually, they offer unique capabilities, but when combined, they unleash a collective power that revolutionises organisational design.
Miro: The Canvas of Infinite Possibilities. Miro, a digital white boarding and collaboration platform, provides a boundless canvas for teams to brainstorm, ideate, and visualize their ideas. With its intuitive interface and extensive range of features, Miro empowers organisations to collaborate seamlessly, regardless of geographical boundaries. Teams can create virtual whiteboards, add sticky notes, draw diagrams, and integrate various media formats. The real-time collaboration feature allows participants to work synchronously, contributing their thoughts and ideas, no matter where they are located.
TeamForm: Bridging the Teamwork Gap. While Miro fosters collaboration, TeamForm takes it a step further by offering an advanced platform for team formation, management, supply/demand planning and organisational design. TeamForm enables the design of more effective and productive teams, which leads to better outcomes and reduced costs.
The Power of Integrated Platform Experiences: Miro and TeamForm have integrated to deliver a solution for organisations to more effectively design their teams. Here's how this powerful duo benefits organisations:
- Seamless Workflow: The integration of Miro and TeamForm enables a seamless workflow from ideation to execution. Teams can use Miro's visual collaboration capabilities to brainstorm ideas and then seamlessly transition to TeamForm for team formation and project planning.
- Optimal Team Composition: Leveraging organisational frameworks like Team Topologies, TeamForm's platform allows the ability for teams to be easily created, designed and managed, ensuring the right mix of talent in each team. By integrating this data with Miro's collaborative canvas, organisations can create diverse teams that bring unique perspectives and skills to the table, driving innovation and problem-solving.
- Enhanced Communication: Miro's real-time collaboration features combined with TeamForm's team-centric approach foster effective communication within teams. Members can share their insights, provide feedback, and iterate on ideas, leading to improved decision-making and accelerated project progress.
- Agile Project Management: Miro and TeamForm together facilitate agile project management methodologies. Teams can use Miro's visual boards to create Team Topologies Interaction Models, Kanban or Scrum boards, track progress, and collaborate on tasks. TeamForm's data-driven insights further optimise team workflows, ensuring timely delivery and adaptability to changing project requirements.
- Data-Driven Decision Making: The integration of Miro and TeamForm generates valuable data about team dynamics, collaboration patterns, and project outcomes. Organisations can leverage this data to gain insights into their teams' performance, identify areas for improvement, and make data-driven decisions to optimise productivity and employee satisfaction.
“It's great to see the Team Topologies patterns being codified and operationalised like this”. Matthew Skelton, Co-author with Manuel Pais of Team Topologies: Organizing Business and Technology Teams for Fast Flow.
“Creating an innovative approach to team interaction can be difficult, but Miro and TeamForm have created a combination of both visual and collaborative design that makes use of real data within your organisation to accurately capture team dynamics.” Owen Brandt, Enterprise Growth Executive, TeamForm.
Conclusion: In a world where effective collaboration is the lifeblood of successful organisations, Miro and TeamForm emerge as a dynamic duo, offering a comprehensive solution to the challenges of modern teamwork. By combining the boundless creativity and collaboration capabilities of Miro with TeamForm's advanced team formation, organisational design, workforce planning and other business agility functionality, organisations can unlock the true potential of their teams, drive innovation, and achieve remarkable results. Together, Miro and TeamForm revolutionise organisational collaboration, making the impossible possible and propelling organisations towards a future of success.
TeamForm’s Miro Integration is now available on the Miro Marketplace:
Tom Kidman is a Software Engineer at TeamForm