Fitter, Happier: Improve Your Health and Productivity with R
Date: This event took place live on October 15 2013
Presented by: Marc Garrett
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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Intridea is famous for our distributed team. We believe that letting people work from home leads to happier employees and better client outcomes. But there's one drawback: the freshman fifteen! Working from home means working close to your refrigerator. Last fall, we decided to do something about it and got Fitbits for the entire team to help us get up and get moving.
In this webcast we'll show attendees:
We've learned some surprising things about our team: for example, activity level doesn't necessarily correlate with age. We've looked at what time of day our team works, what time of day our team plays, and seen first hand the importance of letting our engineers time shift. We'll show attendees how to ask the right questions of their own workplaces. We'll even share tips for getting your team to feel comfortable being measured.
Three types of people will love this talk:
About Marc Garrett
Marc is a MITX award-winning solutions architect.
Prior to joining Intridea, Marc was Vice President of Interactive Development at Bridgeline Digital. Marc has developed web solutions for the National Children's Museum, the Washington Redskins, Hooked on Phonics, and Congressional Quarterly.
The author and editor of numerous programming titles, Marc was also instrumental in architecting the Maine Learning Technology Initiative, a program that distributed Apple laptops to every seventh grade student in the state of Maine. Marc holds a Juris Doctor from American University, Washington College of Law, and a Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Georgia. He has worked in New York, Washington DC, and Singapore.
Marc recaptures nine days of his life every single year by working for Intridea.