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Technology is Your Office (QCon London 2012)

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Doing a great job when your team is spread across the globe used to be nearly impossible.

Nowadays, it’s almost the norm; I will show you why and how to pull it off.

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Technology is Your Office (QCon London 2012)

  1. 1. Technology is Your OfficeFriday, 9 March, 12
  2. 2. Who am I, right? Horia Dragomir UI Developer @ wooga HTML5 Social GamesFriday, 9 March, 12
  3. 3. working in the same space traditionally faster and betterFriday, 9 March, 12
  4. 4. No longer the case, thoughFriday, 9 March, 12
  5. 5. “Management” Development Design 42Friday, 9 March, 12
  6. 6. Talent is Where Talent is.Friday, 9 March, 12
  7. 7. Silicon ValleysFriday, 9 March, 12
  8. 8. Boring places are justFriday, 9 March, 12
  9. 9. Once Upon A Time • 6 Geeks • 3 Projects • 4 ContinentsFriday, 9 March, 12
  10. 10. Distributed is HardFriday, 9 March, 12
  11. 11. Keeping it Together is HardFriday, 9 March, 12
  12. 12. Great CommunicationFriday, 9 March, 12
  13. 13. Friday, 9 March, 12
  14. 14. Skype • office like group conversation • custom notifications • great for file transfersFriday, 9 March, 12
  15. 15. We Used EmailFriday, 9 March, 12
  16. 16. Email • all@your-organization.co.uk • standard footer • each team gets their own emailFriday, 9 March, 12
  17. 17. Google AppsFriday, 9 March, 12
  18. 18. docs.google.comFriday, 9 March, 12
  19. 19. Awesome ManagementFriday, 9 March, 12
  20. 20. basecampFriday, 9 March, 12
  21. 21. redmineFriday, 9 March, 12
  22. 22. pivotaltrackerFriday, 9 March, 12
  23. 23. ... even JIRAFriday, 9 March, 12
  24. 24. Clients Are Tougher To HandleFriday, 9 March, 12
  25. 25. everytimezone.comFriday, 9 March, 12
  26. 26. Management Needs to ManageFriday, 9 March, 12
  27. 27. Or Just Get Out of the WayFriday, 9 March, 12
  28. 28. Developers Need FreedomFriday, 9 March, 12
  29. 29. Developers Need Freedom Not too much as you need coding standards or else you will go mad. Fast.Friday, 9 March, 12
  30. 30. Developers Love Having Their Own RhythmFriday, 9 March, 12
  31. 31. gitFriday, 9 March, 12
  32. 32. No, SVN does not really cut itFriday, 9 March, 12
  33. 33. Windows? hg does wondersFriday, 9 March, 12
  34. 34. githubFriday, 9 March, 12
  35. 35. github.com • pull requests • github issues • teams, organizations • private repositoriesFriday, 9 March, 12
  36. 36. Pair ProgrammingFriday, 9 March, 12
  37. 37. Pair Programming hard when you’re not in the same roomFriday, 9 March, 12
  38. 38. Pair Programming can prove harmfulFriday, 9 March, 12
  39. 39. Remote Means Devs Get Their Private TimeFriday, 9 March, 12
  40. 40. Screen Sharing and voice callFriday, 9 March, 12
  41. 41. yuuguu cross platform screen sharingFriday, 9 March, 12
  42. 42. Skype still the best voice call softwareFriday, 9 March, 12
  43. 43. Google Chrome Extension cross platform screen sharing, even on chromebooksFriday, 9 March, 12
  44. 44. cloud9 IDE surprising results with multiple user editing superb git integrationFriday, 9 March, 12
  45. 45. Google Chat very, very reliableFriday, 9 March, 12
  46. 46. Have CI it will save your witsFriday, 9 March, 12
  47. 47. Don’t Let Backends Design! everFriday, 9 March, 12
  48. 48. Making Things Pretty from afarFriday, 9 March, 12
  49. 49. Wireframe mocking bird, balsamiq, axxureFriday, 9 March, 12
  50. 50. photoshopetiquette.com designers already speak too many languagesFriday, 9 March, 12
  51. 51. layer vault like git for designersFriday, 9 March, 12
  52. 52. Revisions much more sour from afarFriday, 9 March, 12
  53. 53. UI Devs Need to talk to the Designers Frontends are great at communicating with backend developers -- and they also understand designersFriday, 9 March, 12
  54. 54. Keeping people talking is hardFriday, 9 March, 12
  55. 55. Culture so much harder to set up remotelyFriday, 9 March, 12
  56. 56. Games anything that has multiplayer or is online basedFriday, 9 March, 12
  57. 57. Intranet and set up a knowledge baseFriday, 9 March, 12
  58. 58. Meet Have fun AND get some work doneFriday, 9 March, 12
  59. 59. Go To Conferences like this oneFriday, 9 March, 12
  60. 60. Communicate Culture because the rest is up to technologyFriday, 9 March, 12
  61. 61. Communicate Culture because the rest is up to technology @hdragomir @woogaFriday, 9 March, 12
  62. 62. urbanspoon.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 64855676@N06/6068701421/sizes/z/in/photostream/Friday, 9 March, 12

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