Leading a development team

By Joeri Timmermans

Hi, I’m Joeri!

32 years old
Gaming, cycling, food, reading


Accountancy – Informatics


Interactive Multimedia Design


Developer

 

Project Manager

 

(1999 – 2007)

(2017 - now)

(2011 - 2017)

(2007 - 2011)

/pix-art

/in/joeri-timmermans

www.pix-art.be

@joeri_timmer

Blogging

https://www.intracto.com/blog

Public speaking

/intracto

/company/intracto

www.intracto.com

@intractobe

Belgium

  • Herentals
  • Antwerp
  • Mechelen
  • Ghent
  • Brussels

Netherlands

  • Den Bosch
  • Amsterdam
  • Utrecht
  • Eindhoven
  • Tilburg
  • Gorinchem
  • Breda

~900 Experts

Strategy

Creation

Marketing

Technology

Focus on growth

+30% each year

Constant evolution

Never the same

Ambition

Focus on knowledge

Personal growth

Education

Conferences

Open source

Interactivity!

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My story

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Hi, I’m Joeri!

32 years old
Gaming, cycling, food, reading


Accountancy – Informatics


Interactive Multimedia Design


Developer

 

Project Manager

 

(1999 – 2007)

(2017 - now)

(2011 - 2017)

(2007 - 2011)

/pix-art

/in/joeri-timmermans

www.pix-art.be

@joeri_timmer

Warning! This presentation contains my personal story and lessons I’ve learned in my first 3 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.linkedin.com/pulse/leading-development-team-joeri-timmermans/

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.

  • Secretsantaorganizer.com
  • Bring a piece of code from someone else
  • Share ideas & views
  • Learn from one another

Secret Code Review

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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