Posts Tagged ‘Links’

  • Wide Links #8: I’m on a Train!

    Wide Links #8: I’m on a Train!

    Aug 13, 10 • In Links

    Links about remote work and dispersed teams, from all around the web. In this edition: workshifting from the train; the disciplined remote worker; more evidence that telework increases productivity, and more

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  • Wide Links #7: Save the Wave!

    Wide Links #7: Save the Wave!

    Aug 6, 10 • In Links

    Reactions to Google’s announcement that they are shutting down Google Wave, and more news, tips, and opinion from the world of wide teams. Save Google Wave! – Annotated The campaign to save the wave. tags: wideteams When we heard the news about Google Wave being shut down, we were devastated. Google Wave is an invaluable tool that we use every day to keep track and collaborate on projects (in real-time).   Using Google Wave in the Enterprise – Annotated How Wave is being used in the real world (and why they need to keep it alive!) tags: wideteams many businesses and organizations are using Google Wave as their main collaboration tool. While it hasn’t proven itself to be the perfect tool for every company, Google Wave is certainly a good option for many teams, especially

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  • Wide Links #6

    Wide Links #6

    Jul 23, 10 • In Links

    Links about dispersed teams, from around the web. In this edition: coworking from home; evaluating Google Wave; questions to ask a potential remote employer; planning a virtual meeting; and more

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  • Wide Links #5

    Wide Links #5

    Jul 16, 10 • In Links

    In this edition: the US House approves a bill mandating more telework in government agencies; how to hire a remote worker; tools for distributed software teams; making the most of your coworking space, and more! Work Shifting – Lessons Learned From Workshifting tags: wideteams Hiring Remote Workers: 5 Red Flags To Never Ignore | oDesk.com – Annotated tags: hiring remote wideteams People are usually on their best behavior when trying to land a job, so what you observe in the interview phase of the relationship with your freelancer is probably as good as it gets. If a candidate seems difficult to reach, it’s probably because she is.   Use Your Web Advantage to Survive Busy Periods – Annotated tags: wideteams Giving colleagues access to your electronic calendar can also reduce the number of meeting invitations and task

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  • Wide Links #4

    Wide Links #4

    Jul 9, 10 • In Links

    Notes on dispersed teams, from around the web. Today: Inc. magazine goes remote; studies show “vritual” teams can match or outperform collocated ones; and the latest in bathrobe fashion. The Federal Coach: Rethinking the workplace in the 21st century – Tom Fox – Annotated tags: wideteams Yet, with the ever-increasing demands on government, leaders must learn to adapt to the new century and start rethinking when, how and where work is done. The bottom line is simple: it’s not where you are, but what gets accomplished that counts.   Telecommuting’s Win-Win-Win-Win..Etc. | Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit – Annotated tags: wideteams As a new white paper (PDF) from the Telework Research Network (TRN) reports, workshifting is good for People: 70 percent of workers would like to be able to work from home at least some

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  • Wide Links #1

    Wide Links #1

    Jun 18, 10 • In Links

    Various recent links of interest to remote workers. This week: virtual scrum meetings, the office of the future, group health plans for freelancers, and much more

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