A standup meeting is a brief meeting held by a small team, especially a project management team. This meeting is a way to ensure that teammates are on the same page. It is named a standup meeting because it is traditionally held with all participants on foot.
Standup meetings usually occur daily for a few minutes. During the meeting, teammates can share information concerning ongoing projects, completed projects, and projects they are about to start. They also discuss short-term challenges and offer solutions for them.
Tips for holding effective standup meetings
- Each meeting should not go over 15 minutes.
- Draft an agenda and ensure everyone sticks to it.
- Determine an order of speaking and give everyone a limited time to speak.
- Limit the attendance of the meeting to the core team members.