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Katharine Fitzpatrick - Sweet Imposition: How to run a developer team

Katharine Fitzpatrick - Sweet Imposition: How to run a developer team

Presented at Hey! #21 on 26th January, 2016.

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January 26, 2016
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  1. Sweet Imposition
    @katharineCodes
    @The_Karen_B

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  2. TEST YOUR CODE

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  3. If you could change one thing about your team what would it be?

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  4. You Are A
    Tyrant!
    Do Not Pass Go!

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  5. Pro’s & Con’s of Tyranny
    1. You get your own tumblr

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  6. http://kimjongunpointingatthings.tumblr.com/

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  7. http://kimjongunpointingatthings.tumblr.com/

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  8. http://kimjongunpointingatthings.tumblr.com/

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  9. Pro’s & Con’s of Tyranny
    2. You can get rid of any pesky uncles

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  10. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/06/story-kim-jong-un-uncle-fed-dogs-made-up

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  11. Pro’s & Con’s of Tyranny
    3. Free labour

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  12. Pro’s & Con’s of Tyranny
    4. Bad ass bodyguard

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  13. Pro’s & Con’s of Tyranny
    On the other hand…

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  14. So, You’re In A ‘Bad’ Team

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  15. Claire thought setting goals was a fundamental part of
    planning

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  16. Claire thought people came into work in order to work

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  17. Claire thought whining was counter-productive

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  18. Claire thought there would be feedback

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  19. What if everything is wrong?

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  20. Moving From ‘Bad’ To ‘Good’
    ● Results
    ● Identifying success
    ● Behaviours
    ● Questions
    ● Teamwork Type
    ● Deal with Differing Views

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  21. Golden Team Utopia! ● Clear goals & expectations
    ● Self organising
    ● Positive
    ● No surprises
    ● Supportive
    ● Collaborative

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  22. What if I’m not in charge?

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  23. Be the tyrant: just don’t let anyone know

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  24. If all else fails...

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  25. FIN
    @katharineCodes
    @The_Karen_B

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