Distributed teams come in a plethora of shapes and sizes, so generalizing is difficult. However, they tend to share the same advantages:
Tapping into the global talent pool. Establishing distributed teams in your company will allow you to hire the best talents from around the world, no matter if they come from a different part of your country or from another continent. So-called digital nomads, people looking exclusively for remote work, have become quite common.
Happy employees. Enabling your employees to work from home, or indeed from wherever they want, allows for a much greater work-life balance. With reduced or no commuting, your remote workers will have more time to spend with their loved ones, and more time to follow a healthy lifestyle, the benefits of which are obvious.
Saving on overheads. Distributed teams are a particular advantage for start-ups as they involve the lowest ...