My favorite collaborative tools for working with a remote team
I’m on a fully remote team and there are many challenges we face on a daily basis. To add to our challenges, our team regularly travels to attend conferences and user groups. Often we’re distributed among various timezones and we don’t always have our laptops in front of us during events.
One the biggest problems I face is that often the person I have a question for isn’t online at the moment. At Nexmo we try to respect our team’s offline hours so just contacting them directly after 6pm their time isn’t a choice. To resolve this we’ve followed a common recommendation for remote teams: document everything.
One of the most difficult issues our team faces is how to collaborate while writing code. I think we miss out on the collaboration opportunities that devs at the same office have. It’s not as easy to get another set of eyes on code you’re trying to write. It can also be difficult to
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