remote working

SoulCycle to offer trainer-guided virtual work sessions with the FLOWN startup

FLOWN is a startup that took the idea of “virtual co-working” some of us did during the pandemic and created a model of guided “deep work” sessions with actual coaches. Billing itself

3 tips for managing a remote engineering team

Here's how we helped establish a positive remote culture that helps our engineers be productive and accountable.

Daily Crunch: Former employee says Patreon has laid off its entire security team

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Use DORA metrics to support the next generation of remote-work models

DORA metrics supply a reference point for future product development and unite remote team members under a common goal.

In a down market, good messaging isn’t enough for managing international teams

Companies are clamping down on budgets, but startup CEOs shouldn’t assume that costs will go down just because it was decided they need to.

More companies should shift to a work-from-home model

Employers are at a crucial crossroads when it comes to deciding where and how to let employers do their jobs. There are those who will adopt the work-from-anywhere model and those who resist it.

Bring your own environment: The future of work

A few years from now, the organizations that succeed will be the ones that resisted the urge to race everyone back to the office and instead rethought how their workforce operates.

Atera raises $77M at a $500M valuation to help SMBs manage their remote networks like enterprises do

When it comes to software to help IT manage workers’ devices wherever they happen to be, enterprises have long been spoiled for choice — a situation that has come in especially handy in th

Oyster snaps up $20M for its HR platform aimed at distributed workforces

The growth of remote working and managing workforces that are distributed well beyond the confines of a centralized physical office — or even a single country — have put a spotlight on the

Willo, a freemium video interview SaaS, scores ~$320K during the remote work boom

Glasgow, Scotland-based video interview startup Willo has scored a £250,000 (~$320k) seed round of funding after watching demand for its asynchronous Q&A style video platform leap up during the C

Teemyco creates virtual offices so you can grab a room and talk with colleagues

Meet Teemyco, a Stockholm-based startup that wants to reproduce office interactions in a virtual environment. The company wants to foster spontaneous interactions and casual collaboration with a room-

Riff raises $1.5M seed led by Balderton for its ‘voice-first’ chat tool for remote working

Riff, a London-based startup developing what it describes as a “voice-first” chat tool for remote working, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding, prior to a full launch next year. Leadin

Facebook Portal gets serious about remote work with BlueJeans, GoToMeeting, Webex and Zoom apps

Facebook’s Portal line didn’t get off to the smoothest start when it launched back in 2018. The company no doubt realized from the outset that it would have a lot to prove on the privacy front whe

Bill Gates addresses coronavirus fears and hopes in AMA

Bill Gates, newly free from his role on the Microsoft board, has taken to Reddit to answer the community’s questions about the pandemic, the government response, and what the world can do to be

Mattermost CEO Ian Tien on building a successful remote team

Mattermost is pretty open about what it is: an open-source, self-hosted alternative to Slack.  The team didn’t originally set out to build a messaging tool at all; they wanted to build video ga

European Commission goes teleworking by default over COVID-19

The European Commission is switching all staff in “non-critical functions” to remote working from next Monday in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an email sent to staff today the Comm

YouNeedABudget founder Jesse Mecham on managing a remote 115-person team

"We've had employees that have started here say that they felt more welcome here being all remote than they ever did with a co-located job."

Box is now letting all staff work from home to reduce coronavirus risk

Box has joined a number of tech companies supporting employees to work remotely from home in response  the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. It’s applying the policy to all staff, regardless