Remote work in ops is divisive. The perks of working from home, your local coffee shop, wherever, can be quite obvious to engineers and contributors. But some team leaders and company execs aren’t buying it. One faction sees it as a way to do better quality work. Another has watched deadlines and motivation fall by the wayside because of unresponsive remote workers.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of remote work? What should you consider before you take the plunge into flexible hours and asynchronous communication?