Why you're failing your remote workers

Remote work is a hot topic and for good reasons! It has many benefits, but it also introduces new challenges. In this talk, we will look at how the Trello team embraced remote and made it work for its growing team. We will discuss why remote work can be good for your team and how to continue to get sh*t done and grow a remote culture. After this talk you will have a clear overview on why remote work can help your organisation, the challenges involved, and many pointers for getting it right.

 
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Remote work is getting a lot of attention lately and for a reason. Some even say this is the future as we can't continue to move people to the Bay area. However, getting it right is not as straightforward as it sounds. At Atlassian, the Trello team has been remote for years and has learned a lot of lessons along the way that will be covered during this talk.

I strongly believe that this talk is a good fit for the Devoxx audience as this is relevant for many people in the developer community. Whether you have a distributed team, a full remote one, have multiple offices or considering going remote, this talk will give clear pointers about how these teams can optimize their way of working.

Outline

This talk will start with the benefits of remote and why you should even consider it. We will cover access to talent, the diversity remote work brings to a team, increased productivity, and the freedom for remote workers in their personal life, to name a few.

Once we discuss why an organization should even consider remote work, we will look at the challenges surrounding remote work. This will be done by looking at the three key areas to make remote work successful:

Getting things done
Tools to use
Building culture

This talk will end with a clear call to action for both remote teams and for teams about to get into it.

Learning Outcome

Attendees will learn about the benefits of working remotely and the strategies required to make it successful. This all based on the experience the Trello team has built up over the years.

Target Audience

Everyone who is running a business or a part of it and is looking to scale remotely

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