Why is remote work suddenly the hottest new topic there is? COVID? Sure, it has a lot to do with it. But remote work as an option was available to companies since the late 90s. So what’s changed?
I am a developer and one of the co-founders of Archimydes. I helped design Archimydes after having countless similar experiences to the one recounted here on UpWork as well as on platforms like UpWork when looking for freelance work in the past.
This is the second post in a 2-part series on the Future of Work. The Fourth Act is dedicated to topics at the Intersect of the Future of Work, Innovation, and Software Development.
Over the years, and through its many “Acts”, the specific “productive” goal has changed, however, what has remained constant – with some notable exceptions – is that your work and your passions are mostly different. This has been true at least through Acts 1, 2, and 3 of work.
We have been running a fully remote team since we first started experimenting with some of the key aspects around Archimydes in the summer of 2017.