Teach a Man To Fish (phpconpl edition)

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This is my talk aimed at helping teams to grow their skills and for individual developers to reach for their next stage of career development. Given in Poland at phpconpl in 2011

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Teach a Man To Fish (phpconpl edition)

  1. 1. Teach a Man to Fish
  2. 2. Give a man a fish and you feedhim for a dayTeach a man to fish and youfeed him for a lifetime - Chinese Proverb
  3. 3. Sustainability and Teams
  4. 4. Skills and Aptitude Skills: Things you can do now Aptitude: Things you are capable of There are some things you will never do
  5. 5. Understanding Skill Sets
  6. 6. 360 Degree Feedback Measures skills and/or performance Set objectives Feedback from  Managers  Peers  Colleagues in other areas  Subordinates Anonymous results
  7. 7. Skills Analysis Areas and sub-areas Rate everyone on each area Create a chart
  8. 8. Skills Analysis PHP Frontend Syntax OOP ZF Stack JS HTML CSSAnna 5 5 4 5 1 2 1Billy 3 3 3 2 4 4 4Charles 5 5 5 3 4 3 3Diane 5 3 4 2 3 5 5Edward 4 3 2 2 5 5 4Average 4.4 3.8 3.6 2.8 3.4 3.8 3.4
  9. 9. Skill Gaps
  10. 10. Filling the Gap: Recruitment
  11. 11. Cost = Time + MoneyImpact = Risk x Cost
  12. 12. The Power ofNot Recruiting
  13. 13. Learning
  14. 14. Learning Resources Feeds/Podcasts Subscriptions Books
  15. 15. My Book: PHP Masterhttp://www.sitepoint.com/books/phppro1/
  16. 16. Learning Resources Feeds/Podcasts Subscriptions Books Training Consultancy Events Study days
  17. 17. Training Budget
  18. 18. Making the Business Case Spend your investment wisely Cost Benefit Analysis Return on Investment  investment we know  return is harder to measure
  19. 19. Sharing (The Bonus Multiplier) Sharing knowledge/experience brings value ROI is bigger Better team communication
  20. 20. Team Sharing Strategies Conference slide karaoke Monthly developer lunch Link Tuesdays  Twitter: #linktuesday  Link: http://www.linktuesday.com
  21. 21. Learning is aDevelopment Process
  22. 22. No Team?Make One!
  23. 23. Leadership
  24. 24. Sustainable Learning
  25. 25. Now You Can Fish
  26. 26. Thanks! http://joind.in/3924Links: http://bit.ly/kUCR27 @lornajanehttp://www.lornajane.net
  27. 27. Resources 360 degree feedback  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/360-degree_feedback Risk  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risk_analysis_(business ) Return on investment  http://www.solutionmatrix.com/return-on-investment.html Cost-benefit analysis  http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTED_08.htm
  28. 28. Image Credithttp://www.flickr.com/photos/agustinrafaelreyes/4737762656

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