Why businesses need it, questions they ask and 7 principles for success
In the past 10 years, Agile has become the defacto method for cost-conscious businesses to build and launch beautiful, working software. Increasingly though teams looking to accelerate or scale operations are stymied by the scarcity of available technical talent. More companies are looking for staff out-of-state or even out-of-country to grow.
The move toward distributed software teams begs the question, “Can they pair with Agile methodology?” Naysayers will argue no, citing co-location and collaboration as barriers. For teams willing to consider the potential, the savings extend beyond revenue gains and increased capacity. They revolutionize the business. With over 15 years managing distributed Agile software teams, we share how.
- How the scarcity of technical talent impacts businesses
- Why companies are choosing to manage remote software teams
- How Agile software methodology enables distributed teams
- Business scenarios where distributed teams succeed
- Communication and project management tools successful teams choose
- Strategies to organize and manage remote development
- How to choose a location for your remote team
- How businesses must adapt their culture to accommodate distributed development