Components of a Successful Team:-> key factors: skilled developers, good communication, improving
-> team has to have core principles
- including company core values
- focus on customer
- managing by facts
-> good communication: communicate face - to - face, focus on facts, offer feedback
-> the most important resource is people: skilled, talented people, "team is necessary"
-> constant improvement
Building the team:
- focus on communication, create an open environment
- establish core principles
- interview process:
-- find people fitting in a culture
-- objective measurements of candidates
-- first step: a phone screen: find out basic skills and do at some level a personal introspection.
-- face -to - face interview: interview is broken up into three segments: technical, process, personal.
- process improvement