I’ve been working with distributed teams ever since I was in the enterprise working at Dell, Inc. building their enterprise eCommerce system – I worked with a bunch of engineers from all over the country as well as in India where we had a number of teams from Bangalore.
Although at the time I found a lot that didn’t work there was also a lot that did work really well, especially in terms of cost of talent. We saved a butt load of money via working with teams and individuals who could stay at home instead of making them come into the office.
And perhaps this is what you’re interested in doing this year? Check out this video presentation by Reid Peifer who goes through that exactly:
This presentation shows how to build your business on WordPress in the same way that WordPress is built – decoupled, distributed, and across the globe.
Sounds like a great plan!