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atheist722074dDid you warn the team they were transferred to? 😳
Nihil7562873dDid he actually get shit done? maybe your team is stuck in low gear..
Voxera1098973d@Nihil75 problem with such people is that even IF they do get their things done fast, lack of communication and coordination will most likely block someone else that then does not get their things done.
On bigger projects with many involved its not the individual progress that determines the success but the overall performance of the teams.
And that is why doubling the number of people almost never doubles the speed and quite often reduces speed due to inherent dependence and communication.
A good team that handles communication well is almost always faster than any other constellation.
Nihil7562873d@Voxera that sounds true on paper, but in reality it simply not the case.
90% of the work is done by 10% of the people.
If that guy gets stuff done and the rest of the team can't keep up - perhaps they are slowing *him* down.
Like you said - adding more and more "normal" developers doesn't make things go faster.
One more guy like him will.
atheist722073d@Nihil75 read "the goal" and "five dysfunctions of a team". That person is creating knowledge silos and stopping their peers from doing work. I've worked with someone that thought the best path to job security was knowing stuff nobody else knew. It's not, it's being a "force multiplier", it's making your colleagues more productive.