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Success with Virtual Teams

chrislema
April 03, 2013

Success with Virtual Teams

My Miami WordCamp Talk 2013

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April 03, 2013
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  1. Success with Virtual Teams
    Working in a Distributed Context
    Chris Lema
    @chrislema

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  2. VP Software Engineering, Emphasys Software
    I’ve managed remote teams since ‘96
    I’ve worked with WordPress since ’05
    I’ve been coaching startups for 10 years

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  3. Fully "
    Virtual "
    2015
    Partially "
    Virtual "
    2015
    N=1074

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  4. EVERYBODY’S DOING IT

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  5. Distributed Companies
    Distributed Partners
    Distributed Clients
    Remote Consultants
    Remote Vendors

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  6. SO HOW DO WE DO IT RIGHT?

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  7. PLAN FOR FAILURE – USE IT

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  8. INTRODUCE “DONE DONE”

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  9. FOCUS ON CULTURE CREATION

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  10. CONTINUALLY PROVIDE CONTEXT

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  11. HONEY I
    SHRUNK THE
    CHANGE

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  12. LEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY
    (no need to dress up though)

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  13. YOU MUST
    WEAR A
    SHIRT
    I don’t care about pants.

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  14. NOT
    TRAINED
    TRAINED
    ASK FOR HELP…

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  15. …OR YOU’LL END UP HERE.

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  16. @CHRISLEMA
    I blog daily over at chrislema.com.

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