organizing or reorganizing people, look at the timezones and see if you can create teams of people who are closer. Then see what else you need to do.
Remember, you will be spending money. The question is where. Don’t fool yourself into thinking that you are going to save yourself a pile of money on project cost. Wage cost and labor cost are not the same thing on a project.
Read this book. Decide what you need to do on your project. And, while you’re at it, join Shane Hastie and me in our geographically distributed teams workshop April 17-18, 2012. We can help you with these and other issues. We would love to have you.