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Balanced Team (Greg Jones)

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Opening session for the 2011 Balanced Team Conference (http://www.balancedteam.org/balconf-2011-resources/)

Greg Jones answers the question "What do we mean by ‘Balanced Teams’?" from the point of view of a developer on a balanced team at The Ladders.

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Balanced Team (Greg Jones)

  1. 1. Balanced Team<br />Greg Jones<br />Lead Software Engineer<br />TheLadders.com<br />
  2. 2. Balanced Team<br />Allmembers of the team working together, trusting each otherto solve a problem and achieve a common goal.<br />
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  7. 7. And now the problem-focused team approach<br />
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  10. 10. Brainstorm together<br />
  11. 11. Why – each team member knows a different piece of the puzzle<br />
  12. 12. Design together<br />
  13. 13. Many different ideas to choose from<br />
  14. 14. Less documentation / more high level designs <br />
  15. 15. Build together<br />
  16. 16. Measure team progress<br />
  17. 17. Succeed as a team, fail as a team<br />
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  19. 19. Team member qualities:<br />Work outside of your comfort area<br />Flexible<br />Openness<br />Deal with ambiguity<br />Accept change<br />
  20. 20. BalancedTeam – problem-focused teams<br />Set problem focused team goals<br />Brainstorm together<br />Solution together<br />Work together<br />Build together<br />Trust each other<br />Succeed / fail together<br />

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