Tagged: team

Building Great Project Teams

How do you build your dream project team and ensure it continues to thrive? In this talk, Donna Edwards who has been enabling technical teams for over twenty years, shares with us interviewing tips, strategies to create a great culture and practical ways for project managers to manage those “difficult”...

Coopetitive Collaboration for High Performing Teams

With the evolution and scaling of Agile environment – there is a growing misconception amongst the leadership towards the need for consistency across software development teams. The moment we endeavour this worship for invariability – we lose sight and flexibility of true agile and lean principles.

Beautiful Software Development Teams

What’s it like to work on a great software development team facing an impossible problem? How do you build an effective team? Can a group of people who don’t get along still build good software? How does a team leader keep everyone moving on track when the stakes are high...

Embrace the Super Team

Have you ever worked in a software development super team? The kind of team where the process is the natural flow of the team. Everyone on the team working on his or her parts of the project and it all comes together as one perfect whole. Discussions flow easily, decisions...

Code Literacy for Lean Teams

In real world agile teams, traditionally defined rigid roles are rapidly being displaced by a culture of collective ownership of the product. Responsibilities are being decoupled from specialties by a collection of operators with overlapping skills, and chief among them is technical acumen.

Getting Loyalty in Software Development Projects

Lack of loyalty is a serious problem in organizations everywhere today and software development projects. People don’t expect to spend their full career in the same company and are ready to jump ship rapidly if they think that they could loose their job or if the get a better offer...

Fear of Intervention

Sometimes simple practices can be used to increase the efficiency of developers in software development projects. Fear of intervention of subordinates is one of the main impediment for efficiency and this is what Willem van den Ende discusses in this article.