Like most large enterprises, IBM’s success relies heavily on teams spread all around the globe. More important, their success relies on the ability of these distributed to effectively collaborate as well as they would in person. They still demand highly productive remote design meetings, as well as workshops and sessions focused on Design Thinking.
Perhaps no one knows this better than Jordan Shade and Eric Morrow, design coaches and facilitators at IBM. Eric, who is also a certified LUMA instructor, and Jordan help teams around the world implement best practices to facilitate engaging and productive remote design sessions, and they recently shared their secrets with us.
Watch the full webinar below:
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In the webinar, Eric and Jordan explored the results of a prior workshop that helped them to determine the appropriate timing for a Design Thinking workshop, as well as a MURAL template they use to help other facilitators run Design Thinking activities during remote meetings and workshops.
In order to be successful, Eric and Jordan recommend:
Here are the slides from Jordan and Eric's presentation:
With the support of technology, we’re seeing more and more instances in which remote does not necessarily mean isolated. Distributed teams, like those at IBM, are proving that effective remote collaboration is not only possible, it is almost essential.
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