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Technology is Your Office

Technology is Your Office

Doing a great job when your team is spread across the globe used to be nearly impossible. Nowadays, it’s almost the norm; This presentation shows you why that is - and how to pull it off.

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Horia Dragomir

April 04, 2012
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  1. Technology is Your Office Friday, 9 March, 12

  2. Who am I, right? Horia Dragomir UI Developer @ wooga

    HTML5 Social Games Friday, 9 March, 12
  3. working in the same space traditionally faster and better Friday,

    9 March, 12
  4. No longer the case, though Friday, 9 March, 12

  5. “Management” Development Design 42 Friday, 9 March, 12

  6. Talent is Where Talent is. Friday, 9 March, 12

  7. Silicon Valleys Friday, 9 March, 12

  8. Boring places are just Friday, 9 March, 12

  9. Once Upon A Time • 6 Geeks • 3 Projects

    • 4 Continents Friday, 9 March, 12
  10. Distributed is Hard Friday, 9 March, 12

  11. Keeping it Together is Hard Friday, 9 March, 12

  12. Great Communication Friday, 9 March, 12

  13. Friday, 9 March, 12

  14. Skype • office like group conversation • custom notifications •

    great for file transfers Friday, 9 March, 12
  15. We Used Email Friday, 9 March, 12

  16. Email • all@your-organization.co.uk • standard footer • each team gets

    their own email Friday, 9 March, 12
  17. Google Apps Friday, 9 March, 12

  18. docs.google.com Friday, 9 March, 12

  19. Awesome Management Friday, 9 March, 12

  20. basecamp Friday, 9 March, 12

  21. redmine Friday, 9 March, 12

  22. pivotaltracker Friday, 9 March, 12

  23. ... even JIRA Friday, 9 March, 12

  24. Clients Are Tougher To Handle Friday, 9 March, 12

  25. everytimezone.com Friday, 9 March, 12

  26. Management Needs to Manage Friday, 9 March, 12

  27. Or Just Get Out of the Way Friday, 9 March,

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  28. Developers Need Freedom Friday, 9 March, 12

  29. Developers Need Freedom Not too much as you need coding

    standards or else you will go mad. Fast. Friday, 9 March, 12
  30. Developers Love Having Their Own Rhythm Friday, 9 March, 12

  31. git Friday, 9 March, 12

  32. No, SVN does not really cut it Friday, 9 March,

    12
  33. Windows? hg does wonders Friday, 9 March, 12

  34. github Friday, 9 March, 12

  35. github.com • pull requests • github issues • teams, organizations

    • private repositories Friday, 9 March, 12
  36. Pair Programming Friday, 9 March, 12

  37. Pair Programming hard when you’re not in the same room

    Friday, 9 March, 12
  38. Pair Programming can prove harmful Friday, 9 March, 12

  39. Remote Means Devs Get Their Private Time Friday, 9 March,

    12
  40. Screen Sharing and voice call Friday, 9 March, 12

  41. yuuguu cross platform screen sharing Friday, 9 March, 12

  42. Skype still the best voice call software Friday, 9 March,

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  43. Google Chrome Extension cross platform screen sharing, even on chromebooks

    Friday, 9 March, 12
  44. cloud9 IDE surprising results with multiple user editing superb git

    integration Friday, 9 March, 12
  45. Google Chat very, very reliable Friday, 9 March, 12

  46. Have CI it will save your wits Friday, 9 March,

    12
  47. Don’t Let Backends Design! ever Friday, 9 March, 12

  48. Making Things Pretty from afar Friday, 9 March, 12

  49. Wireframe mocking bird, balsamiq, axxure Friday, 9 March, 12

  50. photoshopetiquette.com designers already speak too many languages Friday, 9 March,

    12
  51. layer vault like git for designers Friday, 9 March, 12

  52. Revisions much more sour from afar Friday, 9 March, 12

  53. UI Devs Need to talk to the Designers Frontends are

    great at communicating with backend developers -- and they also understand designers Friday, 9 March, 12
  54. Keeping people talking is hard Friday, 9 March, 12

  55. Culture so much harder to set up remotely Friday, 9

    March, 12
  56. Games anything that has multiplayer or is online based Friday,

    9 March, 12
  57. Intranet and set up a knowledge base Friday, 9 March,

    12
  58. Meet Have fun AND get some work done Friday, 9

    March, 12
  59. Go To Conferences like this one Friday, 9 March, 12

  60. Communicate Culture because the rest is up to technology Friday,

    9 March, 12
  61. Communicate Culture @hdragomir @wooga because the rest is up to

    technology Friday, 9 March, 12
  62. urbanspoon.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 64855676@N06/6068701421/sizes/z/in/photostream/ Friday, 9 March, 12