A team skills matrix makes people’s skills transparent. It’s a useful artefact that helps with:
Create the skills matrix as part of establishing the team.
Use a simple 1-5 scale. Self-assessment is sufficient.
Use an emoji to represent whether you like doing that work
Where are the team's weak points?
Create a plan to strengthen skills and learn new ones using a team PD plan.
Update the skills matrix at a Retrospective about once every 6-9 months.
Download and use the skills matrix for your own team.
1. Hodgson, M. R., and Horrigan, M. B. (2021) Agile Essentials.