Is remote work getting easier because we have collaboration tools?

Just like that. The world as we knew it changed almost overnight with pretty much every facet of life impacted by policy changes and closures due to COVID-19.  Businesses are scrambling to make sure employees are enabled to work remotely. Schools are enacting plans to educate students through video and electronic-based assignments. This is all for those fortunate enough to Read More …

2 takeaways for tools used by remote teams

A recent blog post by Wayne Turmel about tools for remote teams does a good job of breaking down the communication needs of remote teams. I liked Mr. Turmel’s approach of defining the tools by breaking them into synchronous and asynchronous forms of communication.  I work in remote work team every day with colleagues spread across the country. The communication Read More …

Six communication tips for teams with remote workers

It’s not uncommon these days for work teams to be separated by large distances. My current work team, composed of five people, spans three states and four cities. A common challenge with remote workers is to learn to communicate efficiently. The challenge increases when you throw in a few different time zones, different work schedules, and varying communication styles. Email Read More …