Async work is the future for all developers!

Ankur Tyagi
3 min readAug 6, 2021
Async work is the future for all developers!

Async work is the future for all developers!

I’m sure some of you have announcements from your companies to reopen offices — and many company employees not reacting well to the announcements, because it’s not easy.

Because async work is the work that’s most compatible with the life of a developer as it’s life-first work.

So, why are some top leaders pushing back, ordering employees back to the office?

  • Because they don’t realize is that the pre-Covid workplace no longer exists.
  • Because leaders haven’t been listening closely enough to their people.

Technology allows us to work from wherever we want.

  • You can log on to computers from a home office or coffee shop anywhere in the world, as long as you have internet.
  • Although remote work offers advantages, few still argue that nothing can replace working together face two face.
  • As many businesses utilizing a virtual workforce in some capacity, the opportunities for new graduates to obtain a remote job are becoming increasingly common.

And current workforce also wants the freedom to work remotely, the freedom to work on their own schedules.

If this doesn’t sound like a reason to listen to employees, I don’t know what is.

  • The time to listen to and involve employees in shaping the future of work is now.
  • I believe that the future of work is remote.

Why are we seeing such a rise in remote work?

  • Technology makes remote work possible
  • Better communication technology is obviously one of the main drivers of the rise of remote work.
  • Remote work is more than just a future goal.

Few of the popular tools that remote companies use:

  • Google Docs/ Office Online
  • Microsoft Teams/Slack/Discord/Zoom/Meet
  • Dropbox
  • GitHub
  • World Time Buddy
  • Trello/Nifty/Freshcon…