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    Oldies in Tech: Hiring and Getting Hired

    by Don Denoncourt Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 06, 2017

    Denoncourt gives advice to older job seekers with tips on how to go about writing cover letters, filling out resumes, handling themselves in interviews, and preparing for difficult questions and coding assessments. Employers will change their perspective of older applicants and see the benefits of hiring sage programmers that are smart, love learning and have a track record of success.

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    Louda Peña from Thoughtworks on Making Diversity Normal

    by Louda Peña Follow 1 Followers , Shane Hastie Follow 18 Followers on  Aug 02, 2017 1

    Following on from the awards and recognition that ThoughtWorks has received for inclusiveness and diversity, InfoQ spoke to Louda Peña about what it takes to foster a genuinely diverse and inclusive workplace in a global technology company and her own experiences being part of such a culture.

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    How to Communicate Better in Distributed Teams

    by Savita Pahuja Follow 2 Followers , Arjan Franzen Follow 0 Followers , Hugo Messer Follow 1 Followers on  May 26, 2017 1

    In this article, Hugo, Arjan and Savita explain how their distributed agile framework can help distributed teams communicate better. Based on over a decade of experience, they share actionable practices that can help you improve the communication with team members across the world. Topics covered are virtues, trust, communication rhythm, retrospectives for distributed teams.

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Dialling in: Atkins and the Communication Challenge, Runners up to the 2017 Spark Award

Posted by Helen Walton Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 10, 2017

How do you get more than 18,000 people to collaborate and share knowledge? Read the case study of Atkins, runners up in this year’s Spark the Change Award.

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Product Development in Distributed Teams

Posted by Savita Pahuja Follow 2 Followers , Hugo Messer Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 06, 2017

This article focuses on how to do product development in distributed teams. It shares some virtues and practices which help to minimize distance related challenges and develop the right products

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The Divisive Effect of Separate Issue Tracking Tools

Posted by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers , Matthew Skelton Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 22, 2017

The choice of issue tracking tools and usage seems a no-brainer: pick the tool that does the job best. But in today's world of continuous delivery and operations, teams need to work closer than ever.

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Teams and the Way They Work

Posted by Simon Reindl Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 18, 2017

What does a team look like, and what do they have to help them be a successful team? This article discusses some of the tools and techniques that teams use to become and maintain team effectiveness.

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Developing Quality Software: Differentiating Factors

Posted by Cynthia Freeney Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 02, 2017

The level of software quality attainable is reflective of organizational commitment to a range of quality factors covering environments, experience, skills, education and processes.

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Managing Cultural Differences in Your Distributed Team

Posted by Savita Pahuja Follow 2 Followers , Hugo Messer Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 10, 2016

This article focuses on how cultural differences influence collaboration in distributed teams. It shares some virtues and practices which help to bridge cultural differences between team members.

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The Top 5 Problems with Distributed Teams and How to Solve Them

Posted by Hugo Messer Follow 1 Followers on  Sep 17, 2016

In this article, Hugo Messer, a seasoned distributed agile practitioner, shares the top 5 challenges distributed teams face. Based on 10 years experience, he shares practical solutions. 3

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Christine Doig on Data Science as a Team Discipline

Posted by Srini Penchikala Follow 34 Followers on  Aug 26, 2016

Christine Doig spoke at OSCON Conference about data science as a team discipline and how to navigate data science Python ecosystem. InfoQ spoke with Christine about challenges of data science teams.

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Exercises for Building Better Teams

Posted by Justyna Wykowska Follow 1 Followers on  May 30, 2016

Team that perform great have a perfect balance of orientation on people and results. This article provides several exercises to explore how your team is doing and find your own state of perfection.

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