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Leading the Chosen People Out of the Office

Posted March 18, 2022 | Leadership | Amplify
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This article is a compilation of contributions from the Guest Editor’s colleagues at the Atlantic Systems Guild, who believe that the work modes of the pandemic years may have signaled a change in the way we need to work from now on. The article is organized into six potential patterns, from reinvention of the office, the value of group work, and challenges of remote work to work-life-balance, team cohesion difficulties, and the potential to move to an entirely virtual model.
About The Author
Tom DeMarco
Tom DeMarco is a Cutter Consortium Fellow. He served on the Editorial Board of Cutter IT Journal (now Amplify) for more than 2 decades. Tom has been a frequent keynoter and moderator at Cutter Summits. Mr. DeMarco is a principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild. He was the winner of the 1986 Warnier Prize for "lifetime contribution to the field of computing" and the 1999 Wayne Stevens Prize for "contribution to software methods." His best-selling… Read More
Peter Hruschka
Peter Hruschka is a Principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild. As a trainer and consultant, he concentrates on business analysis, requirements engineering, and system and software architectures, preferably in the embedded world. Mr. Hruschka loves to be involved in developing products that combine software with hardware, electrical, and mechanical components – thus creating interesting systems in domains like medical systems, automotive,… Read More
Tim Lister
 Tim Lister is a Cutter Consortium Fellow and a member of Arthur D. Little's AMP open consulting network. He is also a frequent keynoter and moderator of the ADL Summit, powered by Cutter. Mr. Lister, who has more than 40 years of professional software development experience, consults, trains, and lectures at enterprises worldwide. He assists IT organizations in tailoring methodologies and selecting tools for software development groups to… Read More
James Robertson
James Robertson is a Cutter Expert and a Principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild. He currently advises companies on how to adapt modern software development techniques to fit specific projects and how to effectively transfer the new technologies to the software developers within the organization. Recently, his research has focused on the development of object-oriented systems, technology transfer techniques, and effective ways of determining… Read More
Suzanne Robertson
Suzanne Robertson is a Cutter Expert and Principal and founder of the Atlantic Systems Guild. Ms. Robertson’s work includes research and consulting on the management, sociological, and technological aspects of requirements. Volere, the product of her research, is a complete requirements process and template for assessing requirements quality and for specifying requirements. She is the author of several papers on systems engineering and speaks at… Read More
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