Finding a Common Language: How to Talk Tech With Your Team

Video Sections (total time: 3 minutes)

Step 1: Understand Your Team Members' Backgrounds
Step 2: Accommodate Different Work Styles to Solve Challenges
Step 3: Ask (The Right) Questions
Step 4: Stop, Collaborate, and Listen
Step 5: Be Willing to Debate
Step 6: Experiment, Have Fun, and Learn

Finding a Common Language: How to Talk Tech With Your Team

Emma Sarachan, Backend Developer | Chris Kuzma, Computational Linguist at IBM

Working at IBM often involves solving challenges that don’t have established solutions, which means it’s vital for individuals to accommodate their teammate’s different work styles, ideas, and subject knowledge.

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