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Distributed Working

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Distributed Working

  1. 1. Distributed Working
  2. 2. Distributed Working Why we do it How we do it How it works
  3. 3. Distributed Working
  4. 4. Distributed Working WHY
  5. 5. Distributed WorkingMaking virtue out of necessity
  6. 6. Distributed Working Some cost benefits
  7. 7. Distributed Working
  8. 8. Distributed WorkingAlso some extra costsStaff heat & lightBroadbandPersonal development budgetInternational pay-rollCompany get-togethers
  9. 9. Distributed Working High quality staff
  10. 10. Distributed WorkingBenefits from staff perspectiveWork-life balanceNo commute / petrol / travel costsLess distractionsFlexibility of schedule when projects allow
  11. 11. Distributed WorkingAbility to move house / country andstay with same companySet up your office/desk how youwantLunch options are greater at home
  12. 12. Distributed WorkingSetting priorities – being selfmanaging makes you a betterprofessional
  13. 13. Distributed Working HOW The tools
  14. 14. Distributed Working IRC
  15. 15. Distributed Working
  16. 16. Distributed Working
  17. 17. Distributed Working VOIP (Orbtalk)
  18. 18. Distributed WorkingRedmine with Xplanner
  19. 19. Distributed Working
  20. 20. Distributed Working
  21. 21. Distributed Working Google docs
  22. 22. Distributed Working
  23. 23. Distributed Working Intranet
  24. 24. Distributed Working Google hangouts
  25. 25. Distributed Working
  26. 26. Distributed Working How The process
  27. 27. Distributed WorkingMorning scrumProject managers meeting every dayTwice weekly team meetingIndividual project scrumsSales groupQuarterly meet-upPair work and pair programming
  28. 28. Distributed WorkingHOW DOES IT WORK?
  29. 29. Distributed Working Structure matters
  30. 30. Distributed Working
  31. 31. Distributed WorkingStrict project management methodology Agile/Scrum ISO 9001
  32. 32. Distributed Working Isolation
  33. 33. Distributed WorkingIn space no one can hear you scream
  34. 34. Distributed WorkingHiring- do they have experience of it?- whats their home circumstances?- whats the motivation?- whats their career plan?- are they sociable or syllogistical?
  35. 35. Distributed WorkingSome heavyweight developers have lousysocial skillsI have lousy social skillsI must be a heavyweight developer
  36. 36. Distributed WorkingDo they know the phrases “I dont know”and “does anyone know how to?”
  37. 37. Distributed WorkingWill they get the company culture?
  38. 38. Distributed WorkingSupport and development
  39. 39. Distributed WorkingBuddy systemAvoid working aloneAlternate the rolesStaff reviewsEveryone is client-facing
  40. 40. Distributed Working“fundamentally all we want is tocome in to work at a sensible time,leave at a sensible time and have thetools and processes to do a goodjob”
  41. 41. Distributed Working Thanks for listening

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