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“Hard” Skills
“Soft” Skills
What’s more important?
“Hard” programmers
Poison for the team
Achieve as a team
It’s About the Humans, Stupid
Tobias Pfeiffer
@PragTob
pragtob.info
Everything I want everyone who
works in groups to know
(that fits into 5-10 minutes)
Tobias Pfeiffer
@PragTob
pragtob.info
Empathy
Motivation
Daniel Pink: Drive
Autonomy
Mastery
Purpose
Code Review Culture
Always the code, never the person
Always the code, never the person
Say something positive
Always the code, never the person
Say something positive
Everyone reviews
Always the code, never the person
Say something positive
Everyone reviews
Pairing Review
Admit you don’t know
Admit you don’t know
Ask!
Every “No” is a “Yes” to yourself
Leadership at every level
Lead by example
Enjoy working with humans!
Tobias Pfeiffer
@PragTob
pragtob.info
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It's About the Humans, Stupid (Lightning)

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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, faster deployments… But is that really what makes us better at developing software?

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

This talk will give you a primer and food for further thought.

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It's About the Humans, Stupid (Lightning)

  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. It’s About the Humans, Stupid Tobias Pfeiffer @PragTob pragtob.info
  8. 8. Everything I want everyone who works in groups to know (that fits into 5-10 minutes) Tobias Pfeiffer @PragTob pragtob.info
  9. 9. Empathy
  10. 10. Motivation
  11. 11. Daniel Pink: Drive
  12. 12. Autonomy
  13. 13. Mastery
  14. 14. Purpose
  15. 15. Code Review Culture
  16. 16. Always the code, never the person
  17. 17. Always the code, never the person Say something positive
  18. 18. Always the code, never the person Say something positive Everyone reviews
  19. 19. Always the code, never the person Say something positive Everyone reviews Pairing Review
  20. 20. Admit you don’t know
  21. 21. Admit you don’t know Ask!
  22. 22. Every “No” is a “Yes” to yourself
  23. 23. Leadership at every level
  24. 24. Lead by example
  25. 25. Enjoy working with humans! Tobias Pfeiffer @PragTob pragtob.info

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