Functioning Among Humans

Functioning Among Humans

In the development world most people are striving for technical excellence: better code, faster run times, more convenient interfaces, better databases… But is that really what helps us create better software?

In the end software development is done by groups of people creating products together. To do that communication and collaboration are essential. You can be the best programmer ever, but if you can’t efficiently work with others what good does it do you?

This talk will introduce you to relevant, easy to grasp concepts of collaboration and communication as well as give you food for thought.

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Tobias Pfeiffer

August 03, 2019
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  1. “Hard” Skills

  2. “Soft” Skills

  3. What’s more important?

  4. “Hard” programmers

  5. Poison for the team

  6. Achieve as a team

  7. Lead by example

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  9. Everything I want everyone who works in groups to know

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  10. Best of Mix

  11. Empathy as a core value

  12. Thank you!

  13. Thank you!

  14. Thank you!

  15. Always the code, never the person

  16. Remember?

  17. Motivation

  18. Theory X & Theory Y

  19. You, according to Theory X

  20. Theory Y

  21. Theory X & Theory Y

  22. Theory X & Theory Y

  23. Theory X & Theory Y

  24. Motivation/Hygiene

  25. Daniel Pink: Drive

  26. Autonomy

  27. Mastery

  28. Purpose

  29. Purpose

  30. Autonomy Mastery Purpose

  31. Effective communication

  32. Conveyance

  33. Conveyance

  34. Convergence

  35. Convergence

  36. Convergence

  37. Convergence

  38. Convergence

  39. Meetings

  40. PR Reviews

  41. PR Reviews

  42. Convincing People

  43. Listen!

  44. Feedback

  45. in private

  46. in private concrete

  47. in private concrete objective

  48. in private concrete objective impact

  49. in private concrete objective impact wish

  50. in private concrete objective impact wish Nonviolent Communication

  51. Takeaway

  52. Soft Skills Matter

  53. Soft Skills Matter Empathy

  54. Soft Skills Matter Empathy Motivation

  55. Soft Skills Matter Empathy Motivation Communication

  56. Soft Skills Matter Empathy Motivation Communication Reflect

  57. Thank you!

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