Working with remote development or design teams has many potential challenges that need to be navigated for successful projects. 

Over the last 15 years development experience I've worked extensively with outsourcing teams. Some successes, and of course many learning opportunities. 

 
 

Development House - India

  • Remotely led team in Nodia, India for 3 years from Dublin
  • Setting up development team of 4 in Amdocs Development Centre - Pune, India.
  • Managed project technicals and line-managed teams in India.
 
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Relocating to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Working remotely with Malaysian office for 3 years.
  • Relocated for a further 4 years to the Malaysian office.
  • Managed product development team in the Malaysian office.
  • Managed local Level 3 customer support team.
  • Acting as pre-sales consultant in the APAC region. 
  • Line management for local team
  • Working with scrum practices - Trello, daily Skype calls, daily status emails.
 

Outsourcing Platforms

  • Interviewing and hiring developers on the UpWork, Fiverr and DesignCrowd outsourcing platforms.
  • Working for personal projects and with projects.
  • Working with scrum practices - Trello, daily Skype calls, daily status emails.
  • Working on both tech/development and designers.