“Distributed Teams as a Competitive Advantage” in Sydney!

On Thursday, 10jan2019, I’ll be leading a presentation and Q+A about distributed teams at Fishburners / SydneyStartupHub in Sydney, Australia. Doors open at 6pm, with formal event starting at 6.30pm and ending ~8.30pm. Click here to reserve your spot. (All proceeds from tickets go to charity.) This presentation will build on a focus of my […]

The “Distributed Teams” book – created by a distributed team!

Here’s a little trivia about the book “Distributed Teams: The Art and Practice of Working Together While Physically Apart“. This book *about* distributed teams was created *by* a distributed team. Catherine, Linda and I live in three different states (California, New York and Utah), in three different timezones and never once met in person during […]

“Distributed Teams” interview on InfoQ.com

Long time readers of InfoQ.com know they cover many different aspects of working in software development: the tools, the technologies, workplace cultural aspects, conferences and yes even books. All to say, I should not have been too surprised when Ben Linders asked to interview me about my new “Distributed Teams” book. Ben has written several […]

“Distributed Teams” now available!

Very late Wednesday night (technically closer to pre-dawn Thursday), I uploaded the final version of the manuscript to Amazon. Then, after I rechecked all my various todo lists one-more-time and found everything was crossed out, I quietly paused with the cursor over the “publish” button. Took a deep breath. And clicked “Publish”. As of last […]

“Distributed Teams” book: Now available for pre-order on Amazon.com!

UPDATE: My book is now available on Amazon! More info here or jump straight to buy the book on Amazon by clicking on the thumbnail. John. Original post follows. My book “Distributed Teams” is now available for pre-order on Amazon! Click on the thumbnail to jump straight to the pre-order page! That was a surreal […]

“Distributed” ER#15 now available!

I’m excited and a little stunned to say that this update includes the last incomplete chapter! I’ve now written the complete book??!? To get a free copy of this latest version of the book, just signup on my zero-spam, low-volume mailing list here: oduinn.com/book. This marks the start of the next phase for this book-writing […]