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Functioning Among Humans

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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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Functioning Among Humans

  1. 1. “Hard” Skills
  2. 2. “Soft” Skills
  3. 3. What’s more important?
  4. 4. “Hard” programmers
  5. 5. Poison for the team
  6. 6. Achieve as a team
  7. 7. Lead by example
  8. 8. Functioning Among Humans Tobias Pfeiffer @PragTob pragtob.info
  9. 9. Everything I want everyone who works in groups to know (that fits into 30 minutes) Tobias Pfeiffer @PragTob pragtob.info
  10. 10. Best of Mix
  11. 11. Empathy as a core value
  12. 12. Thank you!
  13. 13. Thank you!
  14. 14. Thank you!
  15. 15. Always the code, never the person
  16. 16. Remember?
  17. 17. Motivation
  18. 18. Theory X & Theory Y
  19. 19. You, according to Theory X
  20. 20. Theory Y
  21. 21. Theory X & Theory Y
  22. 22. Theory X & Theory Y
  23. 23. Theory X & Theory Y
  24. 24. Motivation/Hygiene
  25. 25. Daniel Pink: Drive
  26. 26. Autonomy
  27. 27. Mastery
  28. 28. Purpose
  29. 29. Purpose
  30. 30. Autonomy Mastery Purpose
  31. 31. Effective communication
  32. 32. Conveyance
  33. 33. Conveyance
  34. 34. Convergence
  35. 35. Convergence
  36. 36. Convergence
  37. 37. Convergence
  38. 38. Convergence
  39. 39. Meetings
  40. 40. PR Reviews
  41. 41. PR Reviews
  42. 42. Convincing People
  43. 43. Listen!
  44. 44. Feedback
  45. 45. in private
  46. 46. in private concrete
  47. 47. in private concrete objective
  48. 48. in private concrete objective impact
  49. 49. in private concrete objective impact wish
  50. 50. in private concrete objective impact wish Nonviolent Communication
  51. 51. Takeaway
  52. 52. Soft Skills Matter
  53. 53. Soft Skills Matter Empathy
  54. 54. Soft Skills Matter Empathy Motivation
  55. 55. Soft Skills Matter Empathy Motivation Communication
  56. 56. Soft Skills Matter Empathy Motivation Communication Reflect
  57. 57. Thank you!
  58. 58. Functioning Among Humans Tobias Pfeiffer @PragTob pragtob.info

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