Great article from Medium “Swarming sprint boards”
I just read “Swarming sprint boards” from the excellent Rodolfo Torres (who just happens to be the lead dev on my team). If you’re interested in finding out more about the challenges of multi-faceted teams and how to solve them it’s a great read. It also covers some of the successes we’ve already seen in taking a whole team mentality (aka Swarming!).
Focus maximum team effort on one item in the Product Backlog and get it done as soon as possible. Whoever takes this item is Captain of the team. Everyone must help the Captain if they can and no one can interrupt the Captain. As soon as the Captain is Done, whoever takes responsibility for the next priority backlog item is Captain.