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Building Better Software by Building Better Teams

Ash Furrow
March 16, 2018

Building Better Software by Building Better Teams

Slides from my Appdevcon 2018 presentation on software team building. Video recording forthcoming.

Blog post: https://ashfurrow.com/blog/building-better-software-by-building-better-teams/

Visual design inspired by the architecture of the Royal Ontario Museum. Colour scheme: http://www.colourlovers.com/palette/3560961/Haunted_House

Ash Furrow

March 16, 2018

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