Notes From My Travels

A presentation at Codemotion in in Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy by Euan Finlay

More companies are embracing flexible working and distributed teams - whether that’s individuals working remotely, or fully distributed companies with no central hub. This can have great benefits, but the path to success isn’t always smooth.

At the FT, we collaborate daily across time zones, from New York to Manila. How do we help our teams remain effective, avoid “us-and-them”, and feel part of a greater whole?

Having fixed production issues while up a mountain, I’ll cover:

  • effective communication across locations
  • what we learnt from other companies
  • advice on leading remote teams

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