Category Archives: Virtual Teams

What really helps your virtual Agile team?

As if  virtual working isn’t challenging enough, many people then get asked to work in virtual Agile teams, a methodology that is based on teams working closely together. So, what can you do to help teams work and deliver effectively … Continue reading

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How to pick the right conference call tech

When you are working in virtual teams one of your greatest needs is a way to communicate with each other.  So, do you just use the software available on your desktop or phone, or do you need to look for … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Working Across Time Zones

The question from Paul in the USA was one of great interest to anyone who works in global teams. He asked, “Time zones are challenging for everyone’s working hours in multinational teams, particularly for US and Asia. Dividing roles more … Continue reading

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Virtual Working – When people ‘forget’ you are in a different country

Sarah in Australia asked me “What tips do you have for responding to people when they repeatedly set up meetings at antisocial times because they ‘forget’ you’re in a different time zone?”     To me, this problem is not … Continue reading

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How long have I been working in virtual teams….?

The penny dropped recently that I have been working in virtual teams for nearly 15 years. Like many other people I started working virtually because of a major change in the company where I worked. It merged with another one. … Continue reading

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