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  • 5 Tips for Successfully Managing Distributed Teams

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    Everyone knows that it’s best (and easiest!) to have a project team sitting cozily in one office or even one room. My firm belief, however, is that a globally dispersed team can achieve the same results as a project team sitting in a single office. The only difference? With...

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  • Development Estimation Mistakes You’re Probably Making

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    There are a lot of things teams do every day. These everyday activities can vary somewhat depending on project roles, methods used, and workflows maintained. However, there is one thing that can rarely be ignored — estimations. You can always elect not to use them. (The...

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  • How Distillery Uses Slack to Be a High-Performing Team

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    Running an international business across five offices and several time zones has its challenges. Thanks largely to Slack, however, for Distillery, effective real-time communication across the team isn’t one of them. Slack is a collaboration platform used by more than 9 million weekly active users in more...

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  • What Makes a Good Developer? A Manager’s POV.

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    There are a lot of high-achieving, brilliant-minded developers at Distillery. My duty as a project manager is to improve my skills and theirs, thereby helping them achieve amazing results that make both them — and our clients — look good. Unfortunately, in my experience, not all dev teams know how to significantly increase...

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