Abstract Structure

GLOBAL TEAM

Agile Development

Agile development was originally imagined for clustered teams, or teams physically located together in the same office. In keeping with the idea that "the most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team is face-to-face conversation", early agile teams were meant to work together in close proximity.

But today most businesses have a few–or several–distributed teams. This isn't just a trend; it makes good sense. Distributed teams can work on projects around the clock, and strong talent can be found in less competitive markets. (Not to mention, talent is easily retained by not requiring an undesired relocation.) Good software architecture dictates modular design, so structure your teams the same way

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Structure of our global teams

Good software architecture dictates modular design, so structure your teams the same way. Every office should be self-sufficient in developing a single piece of technology, which minimizes the amount of collaboration required with teams in other time zones and makes them generally autonomous. When a project does require teams in different locations to pitch in, they can focus on their integration points and APIs.