Communicating go-live deployments

The work of eCommerce deployments doesn’t end with go-live sign-off. If you work with eCommerce platforms then you know the happiness of after go-live deployments. The actual events of go-live deployments can be an adventure when unplanned events ‘happen’. But the work doesn’t end with the final sign-off and completion of the deployment plan. There are a series of tasks Read More …

2 takeaways for tools used by remote teams

A recent blog post by Wayne Turmel about tools for remote teams does a good job of breaking down the communication needs of remote teams. I liked Mr. Turmel’s approach of defining the tools by breaking them into synchronous and asynchronous forms of communication.  I work in remote work team every day with colleagues spread across the country. The communication Read More …

Six communication tips for teams with remote workers

It’s not uncommon these days for work teams to be separated by large distances. My current work team, composed of five people, spans three states and four cities. A common challenge with remote workers is to learn to communicate efficiently. The challenge increases when you throw in a few different time zones, different work schedules, and varying communication styles. Email Read More …