CodeCraftConf 2018 : Successfully Growing A Team

Thanks to everyone who came to my CodeCraftConf session today, and to the organisers for all their hard work. Here’s the questions I asked, and I’ll follow up with my thoughts from the discussion. Successfully Growing A Team When is it time to grow your team? How do you deal with resistance from existing team … More CodeCraftConf 2018 : Successfully Growing A Team

More about code reviews

Many thanks to @peitor for engaging with the last code review post, particularly his comments there, which I recommend reading, and his tweet: @craignicol @yochum Additional to what CodeReviews are for: team building and finding alternative solutions. — Peter Gfader (@peitor) October 1, 2015 I want to explore a few of his thoughts a bit … More More about code reviews

Code Reviews

In my thoughts about codecraft post, I mentioned that we’d discussed Code Reviews during the lean coffee session: The question was “How much should we nitpick in Code Reviews”, and I can easily see Code Reviews being a great guided conversation on its own, especially with the side discussions on what code reviews are for, … More Code Reviews

Technical Leadership at @codecraftuk follow up

I had a great time at the CodeCraftConf, and I’ll be writing up my thoughts on the other sessions shortly, but for the benefit of those who attended the technical leadership session and those who were interested in the questions, I made a few notes on each question to reflect suggestions, and discussion points that … More Technical Leadership at @codecraftuk follow up

Technical Leadership conversation at @codecraftuk

I have scheduled this post for just after my session at CodeCraftConf completes, as a place to continue the discussion. Thank you for all of you who attended. Following my last post about the Technical Lead session at CodeCraftConf, I’ve reworked the questions, and repeated them below. What is a technical lead? What are the … More Technical Leadership conversation at @codecraftuk