The majority of organizations have been forced to transition to a remote working environment which has become a real challenge. However, there are some well-known technology companies that have never had a stable coworking space.
Stack Overflow, Zapier, Stripe, Automattic, InVision, GitHub and many other companies have always had distributed teams. This was not an obstacle for them to succeed in the market. These companies provide teams with the necessary hardware and software, paid maternity/paternity leave, unlimited vacation, and assist in organizing home-based working spaces.
Many of us have used the successful products and services these companies offer. So, how do they manage to build the work and keep everything under control being distributed around different places and without physical face-to-face communication?
In this article, we are going to overview the trend of remote working in 2020 and outline effective ways of managing distributed teams.