4 Tips for Hiring the Right Developer

By | August 18th, 2016|Categories: Business Management, Human Resource, Mobile Development, Software Development, Web Development|

At Codev we have a process that we take clients through to help them select their development team. It includes as much data as we can reasonably provide about the candidates skills and experience. Often, however, we watch our clients struggle to know what to do with that data, so here are a few tips [...]

Keys to Remote Management: Key #3 continued – Creating the right co-working experience

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: Business Management, Mobile Development, Software Development, Web Development|

Last time I made the case that it is important to spend time working directly with your team, no matter the difference in roles.  The question that remains is how to go about creating a co-working experience that improves your ability to manage your remote team member. The key features of this interaction are that [...]

Keys to Remote Management – Key #3: Work with them

By | July 13th, 2016|Categories: Business Management, Mobile Development, Software Development, Web Development|

In previous posts I talked about the need for real relationships and for eye-to-eye contact when managing remote employees.  The final key recommendation is to work with them.  By that I mean, work directly together with them on a task or project as a team.  Let me start by sharing a related story. I experienced [...]

Keys To Remote Management – Key #2: Look Them In The Eyes

By | June 13th, 2016|Categories: Business Management, Mobile Development, Software Development, Web Development|

You might be thinking, how can looking them in the eyes be part of an article about remote management? The answer: video. Managers around the world will attest to the importance of communicating face-to-face with employees, and managers with outsourcing 1.0 backgrounds (my term) will tell you that you HAVE to get on a plane [...]

Keys To Remote Management – Key #1: Relationships

By | April 1st, 2016|Categories: Business Management, Mobile Development, Software Development, Web Development|

At Codev, managing workers remotely is at the core of what we do, and is a hurdle that many of our clients have to overcome. I’ve researched the topic and compared the research to my experience managing remote teams, both software developers as well as non-technical teams. I’ve distilled it down to three keys to [...]

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