Originally posted on Data for Breakfast:
During an interview, a candidate recently asked me why, after more than five years, I still work at Automattic. Why? I like the people I work with, and they alone are a good reason to stay. Being globally distributed means I get to work with colleagues from various backgrounds.…
Before moving into data science, I was a researcher in Physics. During my PhD, I focussed on neutrino astrophysics and was part of the international collaboration of scientists who built the Antarctic neutrino telescope IceCube. Later on, I searched for dark matter at the Gran Sasso underground lab in Italy. On the way, I acquired… Continue reading The three most valuable things I learned because I did a PhD in Physics
Today, I attended a remote workshop on Defining, refining and aligning processes today, the third in a series of 7 workshops on engineering leadership.
Working in a fully distributing team spanning many time zones is often hard. When needed, we do get up early or stay at work late to accomodate a meeting with someone who’s far away. And someone new to the team might find themselves compiling lists of questions at the end of their day in the hope… Continue reading 5 advantages of a fully distributed team