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  • Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:47

    In my latest post I discussed one part of the presentation I gave a week ago for a group of senior HR managers. I shared my experience using the one page strategic plan for leading distributed teams...

  • Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:12

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  • Wed, 03/11/2015 - 08:45

    Managing remote, globally distributed teams, is no easy task. During the past 10 years I have seen all sides of this role, good and bad. I want to share some of the competencies I think are fundamental to be an effective remote team manager.

    1. Empathy

    I see empathy as ones ability to place oneself in...

  • Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:27

    1. From working agile to living agile
    A lot of organizations found that agile processes support offshore collaboration. We hire some agile consultants , train our people, make some handbooks and voila ‘we work agile’. 
     
    Agile is a popular term today. People sense they miss out if they don’t work agile. So they say ‘we are agile, we follow scrum, our processes are agile’. 
    Agility basically means...
  • Wed, 02/18/2015 - 16:00

    One recurring theme in software development is ‘requirements’. This seems to be one of the most challenging starting point of any software development project. My experience is that the crucial point is ‘explaining what you have in mind, what you want to achieve’. Now I see...