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Welcome to the Distributed Agile Worlds 2012 conference brought to you by Agile Dimensions LLC. This event is entirely online - no travel required. Yet you will hear from top industry leaders in the fields of distributed teamwork and education. Please visit our meetup site to register your attendance ( USD). This event supports virtualability.org, UW Avalumni, and Rockcliffe University Consortium. Learn more in our two minute video. Tweet us at #agileworlds12.
Remember to thank our sponsors: TEK Systems, Bevilledge, and Virtual Outworlding

Achtung! all times are listed in Eastern time - New York. Subtract 3 hours for Pacific, or add 6 for CET / Paris. - See you online!

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Saturday, October 6 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Collaboration Across Time Zones: The People Skills

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How do you collaborate when you can’t see someone? When you’ve never met the other person? When you can’t tell if the other person is being sarcastic or nasty or has a strange sense of humor?

If you’ve ever worked on a geographically distributed team, you’ve wondered why the other person doesn’t appear to respond, or doesn’t appear to be listening to you, or doesn’t appear to understand you. Sometimes it doesn’t seem to matter what you say or how you say it, you say the wrong thing. Or, the other person does.

Can we solve this problem? We may not be able to solve this problem, but we have approaches for this problem, some of which might fit your situation. Johanna will provide several suggestions for overcoming the effects of distance on your collaboration skills.


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Johanna Rothman

President, Rothman Consulting
Johanna Rothman, known as the "Pragmatic Manager," provides frank advice for your tough problems. She helps leaders and teams see problems and resolve risks and manage their product development. | | Johanna was the Agile 2009 conference chair. She is the current agileconnection.com technical editor. Johanna is the author of several books including: Agile and Lean Program Management: Scaling Collaboration Across the Organization... Read More →


Saturday October 6, 2012 2:00pm - 3:15pm
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