Talking about sociology in software development is rare. But that is exactly what happened at a meet-up I went to in Paris in 2019. Fabien Lamarque, software craftsman from Bordeaux, gave a presentation on what sociology can teach us in terms of team dynamics and team structure. Specifically, the work of Pierre Bourdieu, a leading French philosopher and sociologist.
In this episode we talk about a number of important aspects facing today's software developers: team structure, flat teams and hierarchy and how télétravail - remote working - has impacted all of that during the pandemic.
Here is a list of books and links mentioned in this episode: