High performing software engineering teams: how to grow then and how to slow them

This presentation will have a close look at what makes high performing software development teams, as well as what hinders them. It will cover each level of the organisational hierarchy starting at individual software developer, then group of engineers, full cross-functional product-engineering team, wider product-engineering department, and finish at the entire company. At each level, we will see multiple examples of teams to see what factors contribute to high performing software teams, as well as less performant teams.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

A presentation which will progress through different levels of a company and see what helps and hinders the formation of high-performing software development teams. With pretty pictures.

Based on the article here: https://medium.com/@mgrebler/high-performing-software-engineering-teams-how-to-grow-them-and-how-to-slow-them-54620c5eb4c6

Learning Outcome

Understanding that the problem of building a high-performing team may seem like it is the responsibility of the of the people who make up those teams, but in reality the entire company has a role to play in growing (or inhibiting the growth of) high performing software teams.

Target Audience

This is primarily targeted at companies that are building software products, but the concepts in here can be extended to any company with software teams.

Prerequisites for Attendees

None

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