Building Distributed Development Organizations From the Ground Up
Remote-first, remote-friendly, fully remote—these terms are becoming increasingly common while we are in the grips of the pandemic.
However, have we really asked ourselves if going fully remote is a good thing? What does it really mean to work remotely? What types of challenges will an organization encounter if they go fully remote? What if they end up with developers scattered across the globe?
Driven by the need to find the best talent, Bjorn Freeman-Benson is a visionary engineering leader who started down the path of building 100% distributed development teams many years ago. Jawahar Malhotra, HackerRank’s EVP of Technology, spent time with Bjorn at Aarhus University, in Denmark working together with Professor Ole Lehrmann Madsen on the programming language Beta.
Recently, Bjorn spoke with Jawahar and shared his key insights on building distributed development teams from the ground up.
This ebook encompasses tips and guidelines for building distributed teams and understanding what style of remote work is right for your organization.