Turning the Tables: The View from Offshore During 60 Days in JST

by   James J. Cusick, et al.

A report and examination of a Remote Work experience during the Covid-19 pandemic encompassing a 14-hour time difference from the primary work location. Advantages and disadvantages of a globally distributed work experience as compared to an aligned time zone are explored. Logistical aspects of the arrangement are provided as well as the management support, peer reaction, and relative productivity. Recommendations are also provided on how to improve future geographically diverse team arrangements. [Keywords: Global Software Development, Offshore Development, Software Engineering, IT Management, Remote Work, Remote Office Design, Distributed Communications, Collaboration Technology, Team Management, Research, Development, Productivity]



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