Team Dynamics -- Your Team, Other Teams, and the Company 'Team' (Episode 25)

We sit down with J. Paul Reed and Greg Bulmash to chat about team dynamics, working between departments, and setting boundaries for your DevRel team.

Show Notes

Checkouts:

Mary:
* Nesting with Grace
* Setting priorities with the Yearning Hierarchy
* Mary’s blogpost about setting priorities

PJ:
* CodeDaze.me - Sept 14-15, Buffalo, NY. A conference dedicated to code, design, development, and everything tech!
* The Get Up Kids - Kicker

Jason:
* DieCutStickers.com
* Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking - Susan Cain

Greg:
* Coderdojo
* CascadiaJS 2018

Paul:
* REdeploy - CFP closes June 15; conference is Aug 16-17 in San Francisco; Early Bird tickets are available now! We’ll be talking more about team dynamics & how to make a team (and individuals) resilient.
* Nailed It - Netflix show

J. Paul Reed

J. Paul Reed

J. Paul Reed has over fifteen years experience in the trenches as a build/release engineer, working with such storied companies as VMware, Mozilla, Postbox, Symantec, and Salesforce. In 2012, he founded Release Engineering Approaches, a consultancy incorporating a host of tools and techniques to help organizations “Simply Ship. Every time.” He’s worked across a number of industries, from financial services to cloud-based infrastructure to health care, with teams ranging from 2 to 2,500 on everything from tooling, operational analysis and improvement, cultural transformation, and business value optimization.

Greg Bulmash

Greg Bulmash

Greg Bulmash has been wading through the backwaters of the Internet since getting a shell account through Netcom in 1994. He has written on Internet Marketing and was technical editor of 1998’s Marketing Online for Dummies. A former Senior Editor at the Internet Movie Database, he has written developer documentation for Internet Explorer, and has done evangelism for Avalara’s Sales Tax SaaS product and Amazon’s consumer identity solution, Login with Amazon. He has spoken at OSCON, DevNexus, CodeMotion and a variety of other tech conferences. He currently works on developer-facing docs for Amazon Web Services.