Katie is the VP of Engineering at Buffer, which is a globally distributed team with no offices. She’s co-authored “The Holloway Guide to Remote Work”, available now at Holloway.com. She’s also co-authored “97 Things Every Engineering Manager Should Know” and “Atomic Migration Strategy for Web Teams”, both with O’Reilly. Katie champions remote work and personal flourishing.
In this talk, Katie will share the tools and practices figured out at Buffer, a globally distributed team with no offices, to ease your transition to remote work. You’ll learn how to make and communicate decisions remotely, solve those collaboration problems, be a great manager when you don’t see your team face to face, and hire and onboard remotely. These are the four key areas you need to get the right to build a vibrant, effective distributed team. This talk will help you go from awkwardly making do, to making remote work your team’s superpower.