How can teams become more effective at making decisions quickly and reaching a working consensus? How can we as managers foster effective collaboration on teams made up of several experts. Join us as we explore team decision making, the challenges in blending human expertise, and the use of software tools to maintain a shared situational awareness and improve the timeliness and quality of decisions. This talk explores problems that engineering teams and startups wrestle with as they move from hunches to working technology to product to repeatable, scalable processes. This talk will cover how groups make decisions and how to systemically approach the management of exploration and verification cycles in product and customer development situations. Whether you are a talented engineer, an engineering manager, or an engineering executive you will learn some practical tips for building and leading teams of experts.
Where: 6:30 to 9:00pm Thursday October 21st
Where: SAP – Southern Cross Room, 3410 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Cost: $15 at the door for non-SDForum members; No charge for SDForum members.