Leading a development team

By Joeri Timmermans

Hi, I’m Joeri!

34 years old
Gaming, cycling, food, reading


Accountancy – Informatics


Interactive Multimedia Design


Developer

 

Project Manager

 

Learn & Development Manager

(1999 – 2007)

(2017 - 2021)

(2011 - 2017)

(2007 - 2011)

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/in/joeri-timmermans

www.pix-art.be

@joeri_timmer

(2021 - now)

Blogging

https://www.intracto.com/blog

Public speaking

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www.iodigital.com

@iodigital_com

Campuses

Shaping campuses

By providing inspiring workplaces for our colleagues, clients, students and partners alike, iO wants to help companies build a better tomorrow for everyone.

In-depth expertise

Knowledge is the foundation of everything we do. By constantly refining and sharing our expertise, we can take optimal advantage of new opportunities, together with you.

Stimulating talent growth

Thanks to our experts’ dedication and insatiable curiosity, our clients are guaranteed to benefit from new possibilities as they arise. That’s why we invest significantly in the most digitally diverse talents, to help them in their quest to be the best.

Interactivity!

My story

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Hi, I’m Joeri!

34 years old
Gaming, cycling, food, reading


Accountancy – Informatics


Interactive Multimedia Design


Developer

 

Project Manager

 

Learn & Development Manager

(1999 – 2007)

(2017 - 2021)

(2011 - 2017)

(2007 - 2011)

/in/joeri-timmermans

www.joeritimmermans.be

@joeri_timmer

(2021 - now)

Warning! This presentation contains my personal story and lessons I’ve learned in my first 4 years as a team lead. This won’t be a teamwork speech but it might contain some other clichés and explain why they have been important to me.

Disclaimer

https://www.joeritimmermans.be/blog/leading-a-development-team/

Golden Circle

Lessons

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Lesson 1

Having hands-on experience will always give you an edge leading your team.

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Lesson 2

Put your trust in the team and the team will trust you.

Lesson 3

Create a non-blame environment where everyone is allowed to make mistakes.

Lesson 4

Life ain’t a pony farm so be prepared to improvise. Personal life ALWAYS comes first.

Lesson 5

You’re not a princess, get your hands dirty and people will do the same for you without hesitation.

Lesson 6

Always take the blame, never take credit

Lesson 7

By giving trust you’ll encourage ownership. People will work even when they don’t have to because they all support the same cause.  

Lesson 8

Consistency is key

Lesson 9

Be thankful

3 Tips

  1. Trust
  2. Respect
  3. Consistency

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Leading a development team

By Joeri Timmermans

Leading a development team

Talk based on my blogpost (link below) to share my ideas and experience I've build up throughout the years. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/leading-development-team-joeri-timmermans/

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