12 Jul '12, 9pm

Check it: How @joem (and I and others) remote-paired on a big XP project successfully at @pivotallabs for months.

Check it: How @joem (and I and others) remote-paired on a big XP project successfully at @pivotallabs for months.

I'm obsessed with remote pair programming and remote collaboration. I've even given tech talks about remote pair programming . Most teams with which I've worked remotely are small -- usually around four to six team members total -- but for the past 10 months I have remote paired on a project of up to 30 developers. While the majority of the team was co-located in our NYC office, five of us were remote. Over that time we have tried many different remote collaboration and pairing setups and feel we've settled on a configuration that supports daily pair rotation with minimum overhead. Daily Standup Meetings We set up a team Skype account and paid for Skype group video . Each morning the team would gather for standup in a large conference room and call us from the group video account. It can be difficult for the remote members to hear everyone in such a large room. We used a B...

Full article: http://pivotallabs.com/users/joe/blog/articles/2191-integ...

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