Michael Dowden

Information & Communications Technology

Business & Management

JavaScript Firebase Software Development Software Architecture Entrepreneur Remote Working Business Leadership

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Winning as the Home Team

The process of building Great Software can be broken down to a number of processes and attributes that center around communication. From requirements to code to documentation, standups to retrospectives, we build our software teams around specific interactions and communication channels. The typical picture of a software team shows a group of people collaborating around a marker board in a room full of computers. But is this really necessary?

This talk will break down the processes of building software together as a team, and show how things change when you are no longer sharing the same room. You will learn about the practices and tools one company uses to successfully run remote-only software projects, with developers that work from home. From leadership styles, to meeting schedules, to coding practices, we’ll get into specifics about what it takes to be a winning team when everyone is working from home. And finally, there will be a comparison between working from home in 2019 and 2020.

First delivered as a webinar for Team Rockstars IT Webinar, Netherlands


Michael Dowden

CEO of Andromeda Galactic Solutions, International Keynote Speaker, Technology Author

Michael is an international keynote speaker and is the CEO of Andromeda Galactic Solutions and President of FlexePark. As a leader with almost 30 years in the technology industry, he has worked alongside more than 100 companies to build human-centered solutions. Michael is a Google Developer Expert and Microsoft MVP, and is the author of Programming Languages ABC++, Approachable Accessibility, and Architecting CSS.

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