team++Making your team work better together                                @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
@NeilCrosby         Developer    Lego enthusiast                 Baker      @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
<Dark Rum & Diet Coke[                 @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Technical Project Manager                LOVEFiLM             @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Not EVIL!            @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Previously?Lead Developer,BBC Homepage            @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
TE RR ORAT  T HECAS TL E!     @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
THE ZOMBIE THATWOULD NOT DIE!              @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Wewantedbetter         @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
@NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Thisisn’t   rocket science                   @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Continuous Peer Review http://thecodetrain.co.uk/2011/01/dev-checks/                                      @NeilCrosby #lws...
Before any task ismoved into test,a developer whodidn’t work on itmust say that theyare happy with how it’sbeen completed....
After every task,Ask questions         @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Does anything worry you?                   @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Go back intodevelopmentif necessary               @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Sometimes people dothings wrong                  @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
People die get ill                @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Peer review helps         the team            @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
@NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Standardsare Good@NeilCrosby #lwsteam
PHP_CodeSnifferDocumentation    K&R braces     Spaces,      Consistent    not tabs      spacing                    @NeilCr...
Break the Standard?Break the Build.                      @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
@NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Unit Tests             @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Functional    Tests   @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Regression Tests              @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Break the Tests?Break the Build.                   @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
“For everyaddition of knowledgeyou forget somethingthat you knew before”                        @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
@NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Perform PairProgramming(where appropriate)                      @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Enhance Progressively                 @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Don’t workout of hours     @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Bringbakedgoods@NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Socialise            @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Life is Good      @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
LOVEFiLM is hiring      neil.crosby@lovefilm.com                @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
AnyQuestions?   @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
Attributionhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/dunechaser/3385957499/              http://www.flickr.com/photos/cross_stitch_ninja/...
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As presented at London Web Standards, on Monday 14th November 2011.

This talk isn't brain science.

Some teams are better than others. Some get more done, some have more bugs. What they all can be though, is better. In this session, Neil Crosby witters on about some of the things that he's done to help create a better functioning team.

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  1. 1. team++Making your team work better together @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  2. 2. @NeilCrosby Developer Lego enthusiast Baker @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  3. 3. <Dark Rum & Diet Coke[ @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  4. 4. Technical Project Manager LOVEFiLM @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  5. 5. Not EVIL! @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  6. 6. Previously?Lead Developer,BBC Homepage @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  7. 7. TE RR ORAT T HECAS TL E! @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  8. 8. THE ZOMBIE THATWOULD NOT DIE! @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  9. 9. Wewantedbetter @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  10. 10. @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  11. 11. Thisisn’t rocket science @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  12. 12. Continuous Peer Review http://thecodetrain.co.uk/2011/01/dev-checks/ @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  13. 13. Before any task ismoved into test,a developer whodidn’t work on itmust say that theyare happy with how it’sbeen completed. @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  14. 14. After every task,Ask questions @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  15. 15. Does anything worry you? @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  16. 16. Go back intodevelopmentif necessary @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  17. 17. Sometimes people dothings wrong @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  18. 18. People die get ill @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  19. 19. Peer review helps the team @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  20. 20. @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  21. 21. Standardsare Good@NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  22. 22. PHP_CodeSnifferDocumentation K&R braces Spaces, Consistent not tabs spacing @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  23. 23. Break the Standard?Break the Build. @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  24. 24. @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  25. 25. Unit Tests @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  26. 26. Functional Tests @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  27. 27. Regression Tests @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  28. 28. Break the Tests?Break the Build. @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  29. 29. “For everyaddition of knowledgeyou forget somethingthat you knew before” @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  30. 30. @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  31. 31. Perform PairProgramming(where appropriate) @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  32. 32. Enhance Progressively @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  33. 33. Don’t workout of hours @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  34. 34. Bringbakedgoods@NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  35. 35. Socialise @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  36. 36. Life is Good @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  37. 37. LOVEFiLM is hiring neil.crosby@lovefilm.com @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  38. 38. AnyQuestions? @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
  39. 39. Attributionhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/dunechaser/3385957499/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/cross_stitch_ninja/4932950637/http://www.flickr.com/photos/dunechaser/3385957057/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/hoyvinmayvin/5167032467/http://www.flickr.com/photos/guinavere/5975167653/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/azrasta/4865872893/http://www.flickr.com/photos/thevoicewithin/5602511743/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/minifig/3174009125/http://www.flickr.com/photos/pedrovezini/4915241275/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinkpurse/5282398538/http://www.flickr.com/photos/dunechaser/567753250/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/pasukaru76/5459428379/http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaptainkobold/5683011508/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/hoyvinmayvin/4759814312/http://www.flickr.com/photos/pasukaru76/4725010212/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/hoyvinmayvin/5056582082/http://www.flickr.com/photos/pedrovezini/5473616337/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/martym/4494938838/http://www.flickr.com/photos/spacmonster/2896019144/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/kwl/5075443408/http://www.flickr.com/photos/evil_cheese_scientist/4693669312/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/kwl/5258518254/http://www.flickr.com/photos/activars/5182488473/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/pasukaru76/5174278607/http://www.flickr.com/photos/kwl/4514986410/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/hoyvinmayvin/5182265211/http://www.flickr.com/photos/hoyvinmayvin/5894936732/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/oblongpictures/5250948891/http://www.flickr.com/photos/kwl/5114935852/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/pedrovezini/5740545022/ @NeilCrosby #lwsteam
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