Enterprise Resource Management

Managing Remote Teams - 5 Tips to Make You More Successful

Managing Remote Teams

Most companies today have some form of “onshore/offshore” and/or “in office/out of office” team mix. The team could be employees located in distant offices, employees working from home, or a delivery partner that is based in a distant location.

Many project managers that are new to the remote worker / offshore team will be paranoid about the team “slacking off” or “not being efficient”. They resort to draconian tactics like micro-managing or overly frequent status meetings.

These five tips should help in the early days of establishing and maintaining your virtual team.

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Resource Management Problem

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The Problem

Let’s face it our business partners have to deliver more and more competitive products and services and in this day and age most of their initiatives require a technology effort to be successful.  The CIO and his/her management team need to field these requests and figure out how to implement them  without the ability to expand their delivery teams.  The pace of business moves too fast these days to have requests come in from email, untethered requests made directly to technology teams, or conversations in the hallway.

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