Category Archives: Outsourcing

Regarding our outsourcing group.

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 …

Hugo Messer 29 February 2016

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 …

Hugo Messer 13 April 2015

Lisette Sutherland, author of Collaboration Superpowers, did an interview with Hugo Messer. In the interview, Lisette and Hugo discuss Hugo’s experience setting up Bridge, starting offices in India and Ukraine, the books he’s published and what does and does not work …

Hugo Messer 3 December 2014

When people across cultures collaborate, there’s always an influence of culture on the communication. When they’re working distributed across the globe, there are other factors that can influence communication. What I always find striking is that people assume there are ‘more’ or ‘less’ cultural differences between one country or another. I always wonder whether it’s true and whether it matters.

Hugo Messer 9 September 2014