Distributed Agile teams combine two dominating and increasingly popular trends in IT: Agile development and outsourcing software development. But when the team consists of offshore developers from various time zones, the challenge becomes a real problem. Here are our tips on how to deal with time zones.
So, you have set up your own software development team offshore. You have carefully selected the people, who have both the necessary skill set and the right personality for remote collaboration. You are making an extra effort to keep your remote developers motivated and involved in the life of your company - but their productivity is not quite at the level you expected. Here are a few tips to help you with that.
For businesses that hire developers offshore tracking the time is a must - and fortunately, they have all the means to do that effectively. Journals and spreadsheets are long gone, replaced by smart time tracking software with numerous handy features. Here are some of the best time tracking tools a team of offshore developers can use.
One of the ways to make your work with an offshore developers team as smooth as possible is to visit them personally from time to time. Here are several good reasons to do that.