Remote Work: How to be the team MVP, without ever setting foot in the office

Kellie Walton

Do you work from home on a regular basis? Do you manage developers that work remotely, or offshore? Is your top client in another time zone? This talk provides strategies for both individual contributors and managers to successfully navigate the unique challenges of the distributed workforce. The first half of this talk discusses remote work strategies for individual contributors, and covers: technologies and tools; managing your time; overcoming isolation; collaboration and communication The second half covers remote leadership techniques, including: the remote relationship; assessing employees remotely; providing feedback; managing problem employees