Author Archives: Hugo Messer

About Hugo Messer

Hugo Messer is the CEO of Bridge Global IT Staffing and is a Global IT Staffing Expert.Hugo Messer has been building and managing teams around the world for over 7 years. His passion is to enable people that are spread across cultures, geography and time zones to cooperate. Whether it’s offshoring or nearshoring, he knows what it takes to make a global cooperation work.Read his articles here.To know more about Hugo and his global team building programs visit www.hugomesser.com

Offshoring: Do it yourself or outsource?

29 February 2016 Outsourcing

If you plan to move work offshore or nearshore, a question that arises is how to organize it. The past weeks I have been thinking about the way people organize the setup, as I speak to many people for my …

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The #1 Tool For Remote Team Collaboration

In my latest post I discussed one part of the presentation I gave a week ago for a group of senior HR managers. I shared my experience using the one page strategic plan for leading distributed teams. The second topic …

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The world’s best tool for remote leadership

Yesterday, I gave a presentation in the Netherlands for a group of HR managers from some big multinationals. The subject I spoke about was ‘leadership and organisation for distributed teams’. Here’s a link to the slideshare presentation. One of the …

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4 skills of an effective distributed software development team manager

Managing remote, globally distributed teams, is no easy task. During the past 10 years I have seen all sides of this role, good and bad. I want to share some of the competencies I think are fundamental to be an …

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The 3 vital factors for successful offshore software development

In  offshore software development, you must be aware of 3 vital  factors below that will certainly help you to get the maximum value from your offshore team. 1. From working agile to living agile A lot of organizations found that …

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