Taming Your Tech Team: How To Get The Most Out of Your Developers

The Europas 2017 conference and awards event was a huge success that we are proud to have sponsored and supported. The Europas proved to be an exciting opportunity to catch up on the latest in start ups and online business, with a huge range of speakers across all aspects of setting up and growing your business. Our Director and co-founder, Doug Winter took part in a live discussion with Roberta Lucca talking about how to get the most out of your developers which was well received.

The team at Isotoma love working on innovative and complex projects. 10 years ago Mike Butcher was calling us “internet veterans” and a decade later we’re still going strong, with over 12 years advising and helping business owners take their product to market. Drawing on our experience and knowledge, we can expertly guide you through the process of creating your new startup product.


Doug Winter and Roberta Lucca

Live discussion at The Europas: Taming Your Tech Team: How To Get The Most Out of Your Developers

Co-founder and Director of Isotoma, Doug Winter talked with Roberta Lucca (BAFTA winner, co-founder of Bossa Studios and much more...) about how to get the most out of your developers. In this live panel debate Doug and Roberta discussed the pros and cons of outsourcing development versus building your own team, and how to get the most of your developers either way. Which Doug and Roberta having such differing views on the topic, as well as some great questions from the audience it proved to be a lively session!


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