Building Trust in Remote Teams

F95fe2cd54f59ca0453914b9f2ae7233?s=47 Kelvin Gobo
September 24, 2019

Building Trust in Remote Teams

Remote work is becoming more and more popular. This talk covers some of the things I've learned from working remotely. It addresses some myths about remote work, the benefits of working remotely and provides helpful resources to companies looking to explore it.

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Kelvin Gobo

September 24, 2019
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  1. @slightlynerd Building Trust in Remote Teams Kelvin Gobo | IXDD

    World Interaction Design Day 2019
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  3. @slightlynerd My biggest challenge for this event...

  4. @slightlynerd reactions...

  5. @slightlynerd Are you a UI designer?

  6. @slightlynerd

  7. @slightlynerd A Little About Me • Kelvin Gobo • Frontend

    Developer @Appyclan Technologies • Mentor @ALC @DSCUniport
  8. @slightlynerd Myths What Is Remote Work? Benefits Building Trust 0

    Outline
  9. @slightlynerd What is remote work?

  10. @slightlynerd 1 What is remote work? “ Remote work is

    a type of setting where employees work outside a traditional work environment… during company specified work hours ”
  11. @slightlynerd 1 What is remote work? The number 1 citizen

    is a remote worker
  12. @slightlynerd 1 What is remote work? In remote teams, communication

    and collaboration happens ONLINE and ASYNCHRONOUSLY
  13. @slightlynerd 1 What is remote work? Communication: Slack, Zoom, Hangouts,

    Gmail Collaboration: GitHub, InVision, Figma, Trello, Jira, Dropbox
  14. @slightlynerd Myths

  15. @slightlynerd 2 Myths Work whenever you feel like

  16. @slightlynerd 2 Myths Easier than working onsite

  17. @slightlynerd 2 Myths Remote is for everyone

  18. @slightlynerd 2 Myths Remote workers don’t actually work

  19. @slightlynerd Benefits of Working remotely

  20. @slightlynerd 3 Benefits of working remotely Flexibility You have control

    over how you work
  21. @slightlynerd 3 Benefits of working remotely Less time commuting Working

    from wherever you like gives you more time to do valuable work
  22. @slightlynerd 3 Benefits of working remotely Improves creativity There’s more

    room for creativity when you are in your own space
  23. @slightlynerd 3 Benefits of working remotely Fewer sick days, More

    satisfaction Remote workers at high-trust organizations experience 13% less sick days and 29% more satisfactions with their lives
  24. @slightlynerd 3 Benefits of working remotely Increased productivity Healthy and

    happy workers means more productivity… 50% more productive!
  25. @slightlynerd Building trust in remote teams… as a Developer

  26. @slightlynerd Study Your Craft 4 Building trust in remote teams

  27. @slightlynerd Be open about your strengths … and weakness 4

    Building trust in remote teams
  28. @slightlynerd Over Communicate 4 Building trust in remote teams

  29. @slightlynerd Collaborate 4 Building trust in remote teams

  30. @slightlynerd Gain onsite experience when starting out 4 Building trust

    in remote teams
  31. @slightlynerd 5 Useful resources • https:/ /open.buffer.com/trust-remote-team/ • https:/ /auth0.com/blog/we-are-thankful-for-these-benefi

    ts-of-working-remote/ • https:/ /www.invisionapp.com/inside-design/4-rules-of-re mote-design/ • https:/ /about.gitlab.com/company/culture/all-remote/ • https:/ /qz.com/work/1289444/automattics-secret-to-suc cessful-remote-work-is-having-everyone-meet-in-person/
  32. THANK YOU! Kelvin Gobo @slightlynerd www.slightlynerd.com