The Uber Stream: Combating task loneliness silos in software teams
In early 2022, the Atlas team had a loneliness problem. As a fast moving team, we tended to split down into small workstreams of one or two people, but retros continually highlighted loneliness and isolation with this approach. With General Availability approaching, the team decided to take a novel approach to solving the issue — the Uber Stream: one team delivering three projects simultaneously. This is their story.