Avoiding Stress Driven Development

When was the last time you took a day off as a software developer? Are you going to the office every weekday? How often do you work with people? All these questions usually show one thing – we all have stress that comes from our software development job. Famous Work-Life balance is often non-existent in many organizations, and software developers feel trapped in their daily routine to ‘deliver a business value’ to their employer. With stress, your creativity shrinks and innovative approach dies in a busy work you do. What if I was to say it does not have to be that way? This talk discusses ways how to relax and avoid ‘Stress Driven Development’. We will look at the problem from a perspective of an individual software developer or tester, a technical lead, and a software development manager.Learn best practices for tackling stress and help others in your organizations to become more productive and simply happier individuals.

Video producer: http://geecon.org/

Further reading: Software Developer Careers Considered Harmful