The project manager of an accounting company has team members located across the globe for his latest high-tech project. The project will make use of cutting-edge technology that is not widely practiced yet. In this scenario, what is the key advantage to having a virtual team?
While several benefits to virtual teams are included within the various options, this particular project requires a specialized skill set. Since virtual teams widen the resource pool available, with team members potentially located across the globe, it allows for this unique resource to be met. Without the use of virtual teams, the project may not have been possible, or it may have been very costly due to relocating team members or frequent travel.