How To Take Advantage Of Working With Extended Teams
Forbes Council Expert Fatos Ahmeti shares 6 advantages of working with extended teams.
Fatos Ameti is the Co-Founder and the CEO of Sonnecto, responsible for running all facets of the business. With more than 10 years of experience in executive management, he has a vast track record of managing complex projects, scaling companies, and building international teams. Before co-founding Sonnecto, Fatos was involved in many international projects in the public and private sector overseeing management, finance, and operations.
Extended teams are a part of this trend as you can outsource or freelance a process where it will be integrated as an in-house team or department. Fatos Ameti shares six ways to benefit from working with extended teams, based on his experience as the leader of a company that works with extended teams.
In his latest Forbes article, he starts with the problem of companies that do not take advantage of an extended team by stating that: “It is undeniable that the trajectory of work is headed toward digital interfacing. Companies, spurred to transformations by the pandemic, are increasingly becoming comfortable with remote staff. As a result of this movement to remote work, employees gain flexibility, which leads to enhanced productivity. Extended teams are a part of this trend as you can outsource or freelance a process where it will be integrated as an in-house team or department. With the growing comfort and adaptation to remote staff, it is another way to take advantage of the growing network and new technology.”
Overall, the Extended Team model is often truly comfortable for all parties involved in the process: the team members get used to each other and establish emotional connections with each other, all of which can only benefit the client in the long run. Transparency, flexibility, mutual trust, and valued contribution characterize the entire process.