Why You Should Visit Your Offshore Team

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  • April 11, 2016

The 9th in our series of evaluating an offshore vendor. Why not take a trip and visit your team? Visiting your team results in increased creativity and collaboration.

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[Video Transcript] It’s pretty common for companies like GitHub, which is highly distributes, to have a company retreat once year where everyone is coming together and building relationships. Similarly, if you’re working with an offshore vendor you should ask if you can visit your team. In fact, you should really request it because it’s essential to build that relationship with your team, to actually meet them face to face at a minimum of once a year. If they say know it’s probably a red flag of what they’re trying to hide. after all you’re just trying to build a relationship with your team that’s going to lead to a higher level of collaboration and a higher output for that team.

Maria VanDyken (39 Posts)

As the Creative Director at EC Group, Maria generates and oversees our multimedia—from print, to web, to video. She also enjoys doodling on her iPad, and taking care of her desk plant.


Maria VanDyken

Maria VanDyken

As the Creative Director at EC Group, Maria generates and oversees our multimedia—from print, to web, to video. She also enjoys doodling on her iPad, and taking care of her desk plant.
Maria VanDyken

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