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Weekly Byte: Enhancing Remote Developer Relationships
Over the years, pMD has become increasingly a geographically diverse team. Communication between the office developers and the remote teams has had its challenges and benefits, but despite all our busy schedules we try to all hang out a few times a year in a non-work capacity. On Monday, the team celebrated a milestone and flew the entire team out for a day of relaxation and go karting. These weren't your childhood go-carts but semi-professional machines coupled with hours of instructions in order to drive the machines at peak performance. As developers, the technical aspects of racing brought out our hacking mentality as we tried to shave seconds off our times and best our teammates in friendly competition. A great time was had by all.

Working with our colleagues in person, even if just a few times a year, helps us build the relationships necessary to have high bandwidth communication and productivity the rest of the year. This philosophy is also leveraged with our customers through onsite meetings with developers. Maybe we should invite some of them to our next go karting event…