At Infinity, we’ve been a fully remote, on-shore tech consultancy and
custom software development company since 2005 (founded in 1998), so a
lot of our friends and contacts have been asking us for advice on
effectively managing remote co-working. We thought it would be helpful
to share some of our tips and tricks from both the leadership and
About seven months ago, I started practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a grappling
art founded in Brazil. Immediately after, I began comparing everything to it.
My kids started making fun of me: “Everything is Jiu-Jitsu for you, Dada.” And,
they were right. If I was reading, I’d say, “I’m grappling with the book.” If I
was cooking, I’d say, “I’m Jiu-Jitsuing food.” If my five-year-old daughter
asked me to help her cut her food during dinner, I’d say, “Just Jiu-Jitsu it.
Pin it down with your fork so it won’t move. Then, cut it.”
Yesterday marked our 20th anniversary.
It’s been an awesome ride and we’re grateful for the opportunity to
have enjoyed every moment with so many wonderful partners, clients,
and colleagues. This weekend, I had an opportunity to spend a few
minutes to sit back and reflect on the experiences of the past twenty
years as well as the path forward to the next twenty.
This summer I had the wonderful opportunity to represent Infinity and
speak at a number of conferences. Earlier in the year I was doing a
much better job of keeping up with writing up my experiences at each
conference soon after it happened, but as things got busy over the
summer, I got behind. Below the fold, I’ll do a brief recap of each
of the five (yes, five!) conferences I’ve spoken at and not yet