As a Product Manager for IBM, I spend quite a lot of time on conference calls and video calls. There are hundreds of designers, developers, and product managers in my office around me, yet I’ve spent my entire time here with only a single teammate or executive ever collocated with me.

As such, I‘m often working with people who aren’t nearby, let alone in the same time zone. There are a number tricks I’ve learned over the years that help improve distributed work (things like always talking through a video conference provider because it allows you to spontaneously show something…

Joe Kendall

Dad, designer, engineer. Playing with technology, sustainability, and design. All views my own. http://jkendall.net

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