Central to being a successful developer is establishing tactics for communicating ideas, needs and tasks with other people. In this episode we talk with Heather Staudt, UX Product Manager at BioRAFT about communication. Heather outlines the importance communication plays on her team to correctly understand and explain development tasks and needs. We discuss why communication is an imperative part of any team, methods for to how to best communicate with others and things to remember when attempting to communicate technical details to less technical people. Having your code communicate with computers is important to your day to day success, but being able to communicate to the people you interact with is imperative to your long term career success.
- Ninety percent of developer communication, it explaining technical topics to less technical people.
- Learn what communication method or medium works for the person you want to communicate with and use that method.
- Communication is not limited to the word you use, don't forget to use diagrams, drawings or even physical motion.