NoDesk: Issue #140

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By Daniel (@nodeskco).


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Increment Magazine

This issue considers the nature and nuances of remote work, and explores engineering and management practices that support collaboration, productivity, and inclusivity on remote development teams.

Virtual HQs race to win over a remote-work-fatigued market

Natasha Mascarenhas | TechCrunch

In retrospect, 2019 feels like the working world’s last dance with spontaneity. The pre-pandemic past is rife with conferences, running into co-workers and post-work happy hours. Now, as companies such as Microsoft and Twitter declare remote work as the future, the very existence of physical offices is unclear for the long-term.

What's next for remote work: An analysis of 2,000 tasks, 800 jobs, and nine countries

Susan Lund, Anu Madgavkar, James Manyika, Sven Smit | McKinsey Global Institute

Our analysis finds that the potential for remote work is highly concentrated among highly skilled, highly educated workers in a handful of industries, occupations, and geographies.

Remote work shakes up geopolitics

Erica Pandey | Axios

Despite India’s and China’s economic might, these countries have far fewer remote jobs than the U.S. or Europe. That’s affecting the emerging economies' resilience amid the pandemic.

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