Effective Remote Design Thinking: Upwork's Lessons in Creative Collaboration at a Distance
Why Upwork achieves success?
Upworkis a company that prides itself on supporting global freelancers working remotely. Recently, the company has undergone a major shift embracing Design Thinkingacross its product organization. Committed to "Drinking it's own Champagne", members of Upwork have undertaken a set of efforts to scale Design Thinking across its globally distributed organization of remote workers.
There are a variety of remote collaboration tools out there and they keep getting better. We've found that the combination of a strong remote conferencing tool, a virtual whiteboard, and a collaborative document creation tool are table stakes.
This article is brought to you by Brent Heckerman, Customer Success Champion at RealtimeBoard. Brent talks about 3 things needed to fuel long term success implementing Design Thinking in your organization.