Co-Location | Glossary


Development Teams that are located and work in the same location are referred to as co-located. This is desired due to its ability to facilitate face-to-face collaboration, an important feature of Agile software development. It lies in start contrast to the distributed development team.

Co-location of the teams is beneficial and many see it as a necessary way to working in Agile. A team works together to solve its collective goals. Close collaboration acts as an effective conduit to solve problems efficiently.

Further Reading

  • “Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition” (book), by Lyssa Adkins.