Rise of distributed team popularity, especially in software development, is sometimes due to specific project needs, but in most cases, it's driven by the inability to hire the appropriate talent locally. At the same time, the idea of relocation is not an acceptable option for everyone and today's workforce is rapidly becoming highly mobile.
In view of this dynamic, constantly changing and complex environment, staying globally competitive requires unprecedented organizational flexibility. Therefore, the need for establishing and successfully managing a distributed team is steadily becoming increasingly important.
This guide encompasses relevant experiences, practices, and recommendations, all of which aim to facilitate the art of successfully running a distributed software development team.
In our comprehensive Guide to successfully managing a distributed software development team You can find the following valuable info:
- Basic guidelines
- Technical considerations
- Populating the team
- Acquiring the team members
- Onboarding new team members