Remote by default: How GitHub makes working remotely not suck

At GitHub, approximately 75% of our 245 employees work remotely, regularly covering over 100 cities around the world at any one time. Making this work for everyone isn’t easy, but it’s definitely achievable, and with the right approach can become one of your company’s greatest strengths. This talk aims to share insights into how you too can reap the benefits of embracing remote work, while ensuring it stays awesome for everybody involved.

  • Coby works remotely from Northern Ireland as a designer and front-end developer for GitHub, a San Francisco based company which is rapidly changing the way people build software. Coby’s primary focus in his work is on creating focused, approachable interfaces, and information architecture that encourages flow.