Working on Virtual Teams: Best Practices from Around the World

September 15, 2017
11:00am  -  11:50am
Trinity 6-8

Remote teams are a fact of life in today’s technology companies. Whether it’s a cost savings measure or a company strategy for globalization, designers will be confronted frequently with the challenge of collaborating together across distances with other designers, developers, and project stakeholders. This presentation will cover best practices for designing across virtual design teams as well as collaborating with project stakeholders and executives.

Topics Covered
Why companies have remote teams.
Types of virtual teams (remote, distributed, virtual, hybrid, global)
Pros and Cons: working in the office vs. working remotely
Best practices for communication (technology, language, culture)
Best practices for design collaboration (document management, design artifacts)
Best practices for team organization & project management
Considerations for career development / managers

Session Category :  Career Development