Stories by Blake Watson

Geek bonding

Fostering good relations between team members is particularly important in IT, whether you're managing a group of programmers developing a product or running an assortment of professionals with a variety of technical skills. But it must be confessed that IT tends to be composed of idiosyncratic and often downright odd people.
In the nearly 30 years I've worked with computers, I've had a chance to assume many roles on many different teams. I've also witnessed a variety of managers in their efforts to build something out of the irregular raw material that comprises most IT departments.

Written by Blake Watson27 Sept. 07 22:00