Humane Teams At Home and Around the World

Software development is a social activity that favours direct human contact, yet 21st century life can often get in the way, forcing us to reconsider our communication patterns. Whether you are building a collocated, remote, or distributed team, there is one component in software development that remains unchanged: the human element.

Using the experiences of two team leaders from startup and enterprise contexts, this presentation will guide you to building happier, more resilient teams regardless of where its humans are located.



Emma Jane Hogbin Westby

Emma Jane Hogbin Westby leads the operations team for shared digital services at United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). In this role she uses the Agile Manifesto to ...dan-young

Dan Young

Dan is one of the founders of EngineerBetter, who are a small, London-based software consultancy helping customers with Cloud Foundry PaaS and organisational change. His team places a strong emphasis ...