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Level Up Your Team (PHPNW16)

Level Up Your Team (PHPNW16)

As a tech lead, team lead or other senior-level member of a development team, you may at any time run into the problem where you want your team members to improve themselves or to get involved in community or other projects, but you have a hard time actually pushing your team members in the right direction. This talk will help you with practical tips and tricks and examples from the work floor on how to get developers to push themselves to their limits and level up.

Stefan Koopmanschap

October 02, 2016

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  1. Level Up Your Team

  2. Who is this guy?

  3. @skoop

  4. Who are you?

  5. The problem

  6. Try to find good developers

  7. Try to find good developers Ensure they stay good

  8. What happens if we invest in our developers and they

    leave? — Manager to team lead
  9. What happens if we don't, and they stay? — Team

  10. Learning

  11. Continuous Learning

  12. How do we learn?

  13. Knowledge sessions

  14. Usergroups

  15. Conferences

  16. Trainings

  17. Other events

  18. None
  19. Small Controlled Experiments

  20. Small Controlled Experiments http://verraes.net/2014/03/small-controlled-experiments/

  21. Code kata

  22. Pair programming

  23. Code reviews

  24. Books

  25. Documentation

  26. Documentation · RTFM

  27. Documentation · RTFM · WTFM

  28. Documentation · RTFM · WTFM · UTFM · DTFM

  29. None
  30. Mentoring

  31. Mentoring https://app.phpmentoring.org/

  32. Teambuilding

  33. More?

  34. Motivation

  35. People need to want it

  36. YOU need to show you want it

  37. Personal Development Plan

  38. Invest money

  39. Invest time

  40. Enable

  41. People leave

  42. The manager/team lead conversation

  43. Do not be scared of people leaving

  44. Be afraid they don't learn and stay

  45. Level Up Your Team

  46. @skoop http://leftontheweb.com/ joind.in: https://legacy.joind.in/18850