|Convenor: Joao Schim|
Brian, Joao, Kon.
The question: How to have fun as a developer, when manager / EA / tech lead have made all the technical decisions already?
What decreases "fun"?
The direction of (many?) parts of IT is to have less technical autonomy - the decisions have been made, and we are following patterns / using products. One possible way to get more autonomy is to increase our involvement in the business side of IT development.
How to introduce a new language / tech / process:
) be relevant. Likewise, if we want to "indulge" in a new idea / tech / etc, we should ask.
Need to make a balance between "personal fun" with technology, and the need for support, productivity, what's best for the team, and avoiding frankenstein systems.
<insert your idea / experience with making teamwork fun here>