Author Archives: Hugo Messer

About Hugo Messer

Hugo Messer is the CEO of Bridge Global IT Staffing and is a Global IT Staffing Expert.Hugo Messer has been building and managing teams around the world for over 7 years. His passion is to enable people that are spread across cultures, geography and time zones to cooperate. Whether it’s offshoring or nearshoring, he knows what it takes to make a global cooperation work.Read his articles here.To know more about Hugo and his global team building programs visit

In my latest post I discussed one part of the presentation I gave a week ago for a group of senior HR managers. I shared my experience using the one page strategic plan for leading distributed teams. The second topic …

Hugo Messer 13 April 2015

Yesterday, I gave a presentation in the Netherlands for a group of HR managers from some big multinationals. The subject I spoke about was ‘leadership and organisation for distributed teams’. Here’s a link to the slideshare presentation. One of the …

Hugo Messer 10 April 2015

In  offshore software development, you must be aware of 3 vital  factors below that will certainly help you to get the maximum value from your offshore team. 1. From working agile to living agile A lot of organizations found that …

Hugo Messer 6 March 2015

One recurring theme in software development is ‘requirements’. This seems to be one of the most challenging starting point of any software development project. My experience is that the crucial point is ‘explaining what you have in mind, what you …

Hugo Messer 18 February 2015