Learning Together: How to Share Knowledge Across Project Teams

When you work with many software developers, spanning different teams and different projects, it is hard to keep up with changes. This presentation shares how FutureLearn utilizes their culture of learning, to keep their software engineers up-to-date on topics from ECMAScript changes to wilder concepts like generative art.

Knowledge sharing is especially vital for distributed software development teams whose members work remotely, because sharing is what helps to spread expertise and thus support learning even at a distance. Project managers and team leaders play an important role in helping to facilitate knowledge sharing within software development project teams by fostering an open trusting environment, leading by example, setting expectations, facilitating opportunities for team members to share ideas and recognizing the contributions of individuals team members.

Video producer: https://frontendlondon.co.uk/

Further reading

* Knowledge Sharing: Leveraging Trust and Leadership to Increase Team Performance
* How to Effectively Share Knowledge Across Your Distributed Team
* Knowledge Management and Software Development Organizations
* Spreading Tribal Knowledge in Scrum Teams with History Lines

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