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Simon Wilcox essuu at
Thu May 3 15:55:05 BST 2007

On Thu, 3 May 2007, Richard Foley wrote:

> Now all we need is for them to consider employing people at remote locations.
> Not all programmers want that of course, telecommuting doesn't suit
> everybody, and not all companies have managers who can people manage (even
> partially) remote teams either.

Some companies have working practices that don't suit teleworking either.
A lot of the agile methods only really work when your team is all in the
same place.

>                                 Consider though: decades ago, we put people
> on the moon, now that was remote team management working par-excellence.

And it took how many people and how much infrastructure to support that
team ?

The productivity loss of sending three men to the moon rather than have
them bounce around in a parking lot was clearly evident :-)


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