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SXSW 2017

Distance Makes the Teamwork Harder...Or Does It?

In a flattening world and global economy, no longer are we constrained by geography, physical location and timezones. Working with global teams is becoming the new normal with over 70% of us interacting with external parties on a regular basis and almost a third working with team members in other geographies. Global workforces afford many business advantages, and technology plays a key part in keeping us connected, but what are the considerations for those working with global teams and how do you avoid the pitfalls? If you are among the growing majority of professionals who are working with teams around the world, you won't want to miss this session.

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Takeaways

  1. What are the trends and challenges around working with global teams?
  2. What are the common traps around communication, culture and technology that factor into the success or demise of virtual teams?
  3. What are some tips and best practices for companies aspiring to drive productivity with their global workforces?

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Jason Morio, Prod Mktg, Planview

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