April 13, 2017 — Il lavoro da remoto migliora il bilanciamento tra vita privata e lavoro, ha un minor impatto ambientale ed è un vantaggio economico per le aziende.
Non mancano però le difficoltà: richiede infatti disciplina, procedure e strumenti.
Vi racconto come stiamo affrontando questa sfida in Bitbull, azienda remote only, che si occupa di sviluppo ecommerce.
December 5, 2016 — Katarzyna Janoska resides in Łódź, Poland and is a front-end developer with OnTheGoSystems. She recently spoke at WordCamp Gdynia and talked about being a team member on a distributed work force.
July 4, 2016 — Have you ever wanted to run your own agency? Ever looked around your office and thought, “I could do this better than these guys!”? Ever yearned for more influence and flexibility in your day job? I’m going to tell you how my friends and I started our own WordPress development shop, carved out our niche, and built a successful 10-person firm with clients like the Pathfinder International, the Center for Food Safety, and the Endangered Species Coalition.
July 3, 2016 — How to grow a virtual company with dozens of remote employees and freelancers. The talk will focus on hiring opportunities, delegating activities, identifying key roles for a company and finding the right talent. Once the team is sorted out, we’ll cover project management strategies and tricks, online collaboration (both for code and infrastructure, project management and communication), employee retention, and other key challenges that remote teams struggle with.
June 30, 2016 — This talk tells how a completely distributed team works using the example of Hyperion, one of the teams that worked on the new WordPress.com, codenamed Calypso. The audience will be able to see in a deeper detail how a distributed team is organized and it will get a few driving principles on how to replicate that themselves.
April 12, 2016 — In January 2015 I landed a dream job that allowed me to work from anywhere in the world. This talk is an honest take on remote work and explores the best and the worst about location independence. It provides useful insights and tips on how to go about organising your work when there are no limitations on work hours and places to work from.
April 7, 2016 — Testing activities are effective only under strict circumstances. When I started my adventure at Automattic, the welcome message was: “Welcome to the chaos.” This presentation narrates the journey we had to conduct to implement strict growth methodologies in a distributed environment.
January 20, 2016 — This session from the WP Valet team will focus on the differences supportling a lot of high traffic clients and working as a remote team.
December 7, 2015 — Although distributed companies are becoming increasingly popular, internships are still a wonderful opportunity for agencies to assess talent and for young job seekers to get real working experience. But how exactly can you mentor someone or be mentored without constant face time? In this talk, thanks to my unique position as a former remote intern and current remote mentor, I will present some insights on how to get the most out of a remote internship: setting it up, hiring, being hired and making sure that the internship becomes a valuable and productive experience for both sides. This session is aimed at WordPress distributed companies and people who want to grow their career as a remote employee.
October 9, 2015 — As working remotely is getting more and more popular in the WordPress industry, many of us are choosing to work from co-working spaces. But is everyone familiar with co-working etiquette?
In this talk, Franz will present some insights on how to be a good co-worker, boost your productivity in a co-working environment and nurture the co-working culture. He will share the most common challenges he has encountered whilst working from a co-working space and how he overcame them.