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Part Two: Fully Distributed Teams: are they viable?

Part Two: Fully Distributed Teams: are they viable?

It has become increasingly common for technology companies to run as Fully Distributed teams. That is, teams that collaborate primarily over the web rather than using informal, face-to-face communication as the main means of collaborating.

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Best Practices for Digital Democracy

Best Practices for Digital Democracy

Digital democracy is not a utopia. It is merely a more perfect organization of citizens within the field of new media. In its first meaning, digital democracy references the actual practice of democratic politics in digital spaces, for example, discussions of Presidential debates on Twitter. In its second, digital democracy references the democratization of content production and distribution. The first, political meaning points to what is said, the second, to how it is said.

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The Difficulties of a Distributed Team

The Difficulties of a Distributed Team

Contributed by Jason Bell,  Business Intern at Parse.ly In May, Parse.ly's co-founder and CTO, Andrew Montalenti, wrote a blog post titled Fully Distributed Teams: Are They Viable? Montalenti grouped team distributions into three categories: 1) Vertically Scaled: the entire team is located in one office space; 2) Horizontally Scaled: team ...

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