Tech-Talks

I think the best way for someone to really learn something is to be able to teach others and explain why something is the way it is.

A good tool for that in a team environment is a Tech Talk, and it can be as formal or informal as your team. Have someone present in whatever manner they choose to the team on a topic they're passionate about.

Possible Topics

Your Area of Responsibility

Tips, Tricks, and Tools - How do you get things done?

Your favorite new tool/library and Why

Sell Me Your Product

New Technique, Best Practice

Program Management Overview

Delegation Levels

Leadership Development and Counseling Tactics

Your Side Project, Technical or Not

97 Things Every Programmer Should Know - Pick/Assign One Each

Operations / IT Infrastructure 101

Business processes and procedures