Should your next Product Manager be freelance?

The pros and cons of who should be in charge Before we dive into that question, it’s important to have a clear answer to these two questions: What does a product manager do? What should you expect when you hire a freelance PM? For three years, I’ve worked with one of the most recognizable vehicle […]

Should your next Product Manager be freelance?

The pros and cons of who should be in charge Before we dive into that question, it’s important to have a clear answer to these two questions: What does a product manager do? What should you expect when you hire a freelance PM? For three years, I’ve worked with one of the most recognizable vehicle […]

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Ideas and teams for successful software development

Kuribayashi, a Business Architect at GNUS, a leading Japanese Digital Transformation company leader interviews Gigster strategic leader Patrick Dodge about best #softwaredev practices, and the importance of creating compatible #distributedteams: Read the full interview here.

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Liquid Teams: How Remote Teams Can Optimize Efficiency and Quality

With the pandemic, traditional software development teams underwent a profound shift. Overnight, the physical offices that defined organizational silos disappeared. In this time of change, there is a massive opportunity for IT executives to take a leap forward in how teams are built and managed. We call this the shift to Liquid Teams. Liquid teams […]

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How to be a better remote teammate

5 things we’ve learned thousands and thousands of times At Gigster, we’ve created over 5,000 digital milestones around the globe. Our teams have worked on complex projects across multiple time zones, and many of us have never even met. We have different languages, different skill sets, and different favorite programming languages. So how do we […]

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Technology innovation: Proven techniques that reduce risk dramatically.

Creating a strategy for technology innovation involves getting a handle on the unknown and the unpredictable. It comes with the territory. Just look at today – the market situation we are in could never have been predicted last year. Digital innovations generally have a range of risks that extend beyond the actual delivery of the […]

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Building Remote Trust

How to Supercharge Distributed Work. As I write this, COVID-19 news dominates the headlines. The virus continues to spread, with more than several hundreds of thousands of people going back home to work. Overnight, remote work has become the new normal. It takes some adjusting, but working remotely can be an incredibly productive and enjoyable experience. For […]

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The Gigster Way: What makes a Gigster team great?

Here’s what our talent network members say: For almost a decade, Gigster has built products by using our fully distributed global network of expert product managers, designers, software engineers, and data scientists. We’ve worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies to create software that drives their business strategies forward and directly impacts their bottom […]

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How to thrive with all-remote software teams: Some do’s and don’ts.

Most people knew that remote work would become our new reality one day. But nobody knew that day was going to come in February 2020. Just like that, agile software development teams were forced to become distributed while they shelter at home. Here at Gigster, we’ve already scouted that territory for you. We’ve had five […]

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Managing Innovation With Remote Workers

Continuous calibration. The key to maximizing innovation when using remote workers For a number of years, The Future of Work had been evolving towards using fully remote software development teams or hybrid teams made up of part in-house talent, and a mix of freelance talent. Then, global health crisis made it necessary to move to […]

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Human Resource Management System: Challenging the Original Blueprint from 2000

Does this 20-year old system meet today’s software staffing needs? The Human Resource Management System (RMS) is a fundamental element of any effective organization. It stores information on employees, employee skills, employee schedules, and projects in one globally accessible location. This makes it possible to search for talent and match the right people to the […]

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