Source: The Seattle Times
quote: I typically follow up by asking how it is an advantage. Cost is frequently mentioned, but when I point out that it really ends up costing us about the same only a few realize the 24 hour cycle advantage, which is huge.
quote: Right now I can start on a task, and if blocked hand it off to developers. In the meantime I can move on to another task, and whenever development unblocks the first issue a counterpart in Bangalore, Beijing, etc can pick up the work and give immediate feedback to that dev, regardless of whether or not the dev and I's schedule matches each other.
quote: 2) These people are employees of the company as well, not contractors.