In a distributed team, the importance of communication can not be overstated. Working together over a distance has its downsides, its most significant a lack of information due to under-communication. That’s why we encourage you to over-share! That’s why we encourage you to over-share!

Make an effort to over-communicate. We can filter your stuff but we can’t read your mind.

Communication modes

For us as a distributed team, the difference between synchronous communication (everyone takes part at the same time) and asynchronous communication (everyone adds to the conversation in their own time) is hugely important. Both modes have their pros and cons:

Synchronous mode:

Asynchronous mode: