Team Q&A: 7 questions with our Head of Engineering, Matt


Matt is constantly pushing the boundaries of what the engineering team at Coassemble can do. Mat fields our communications for the engineering team to ensure projects are on schedule and updates to the platform are successfully delivered. I typically wake up quite early to sync up with teams in other timezones and will spend an hour catching up on communications, so I’m up to date for the day. After this, I’ll try to get out for a morning run before my local team wakes up.

How leaders are managing remote teams


Pressure to make sure your team is meeting deadlines. Most of all, pressure to keep calm and collected in the face of any obstacle you and your team faces. However, how can any leader do so when they’re working remotely and managing remote teams? At Coassemble, education and knowledge sharing have always been the main goal for our team. A great part of driving the success toward that goal is the leadership that keeps our team focused, informed, and growing.


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How to utilize technology to encourage remote productivity


With the rapid growth of remote teams , there have been a variety of challenges that need to be faced for employers to ensure data security and productivity. Attempting to find solutions to these issues may put pressure on team leaders, especially as many companies are now rapidly transitioning to remote work. Adaptive learning technology for remote teams. Each team manager knows that it is a challenge to meet each individual teammate’s needs in the workplace.

Soren Kaplan, Leapfrogging to Learning Breakthroughs and Innovation, Opening Keynote at #LSCon

Learning Visions

Rethink your role. Surprise yourself and your team to come up with insights that will surprise other people. Provide “experimentation time” Atlassian has FedExDays – you can take the day off but you have to deliver something of value overnight. Could just be 30 mins at the end of your team meetings? These are my live blogged notes for the opening keynote at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2014 , happening this week in Orlando, Florida.

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Online training platform’s best tools for working remotely


After deciding how your role can go remote, you’ll need to get the right hardware and software to work. With high marks from our own team and customer reviews, you’ll be able to step up your sound game. A writing pad (blank or lined, we still argue over which is better as a team).

Chairperson’s Report from Corporate Learning Week


Brands, Edward Jones, and smaller successful former startups, such as Credit Karma, Atlassian, and Okta. We had a good session from BJ Schone of Atlassian (itself a great technology company, serving software development teams within organizations). For the 2018 Corporate Learning Week – Silicon Valley conference, Matt Nawrocki and I from NovoEd acted as the chairpersons for the conference. Speakers and attendees came from a wide variety of organizations, across the U.S.,

The 2-Word HR Lesson United Airlines Taught Us

Training Industry

United’s handling of and initial response to these incidents reinforces a two-word HR and management key – customer success – with huge implications for those in HR, management or customer-facing roles. Look at the large SaaS companies that have gone public in the last five years – including Box, Atlassian, Twilio and Coupa Software. In Totango’s 2016 Customer Success Salary Survey & State of the Profession Report, 75 percent of companies reported teams younger than three years.

Online training platform’s best tools for working remotely


After deciding how your role can go remote, you’ll need to get the right hardware and software. With high marks from our own team and customer reviews, you’ll be able to step up your sound game. Lastly, here’s a quick list of desk accessories our team can’t go without: Post It notes (with colors to match specific tasks). A writing pad (blank or lined, we still argue over which is better as a team). Our teams love Atlassian’s software for a variety of reasons.

Best SaaS Conferences 2020


Being agile during this time is critical to business survival, no matter the team or company. This format allows your company and team to: Connect with a broader audience. Below is our list of conferences that have gone digital for 2020 and how you and your team can access them.

Design Thinking for the Modern Workforce


Stef Miller has spent more than a decade growing companies and building teams using design thinking — a flexible, measurable and iterative process for problem solving and delivering excellent customer experiences. How has that framework shaped the way you build teams? In my previous role as a marketer at UserTesting, I was responsible for building the demand generation team.

Top 3 Practices of Successful CLOs


That’s part of it, of course, but the most successful learning leaders are embracing our always-on economy and leaning into the fact that learning happens all the time, all over the place – both with and without the L&D team’s influence. Here’s the kicker – I don’t believe we need a bigger team to execute on a really firm strategy. Doing more with less has always been one of the hardest things about being a Chief Learning Officer (CLO).

Building a Learning Culture


Last month, Everwise hosted a webinar on “Building a Learning Culture” with Jeff Diana, the former Chief People Officer of Atlassian & SuccessFactors. Diana compares laying the groundwork for a culture of learning to properly equipping your sales team with the tools to crush their numbers. No leader wants to be at the helm of a culture or a team that isn’t deemed healthy and something they can be proud of leading.”.

Experimental Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

The numbers in Atlassian’s “State of Diversity and Inclusion in U.S. Ultimately, creating inclusive environments that foster diversity comes down to understanding and appreciating individuals as full-fledged people rather than categories, which leads teams to support and fight for equity in ways that combat fatigue. This leads to the phenomenon Atlassian uncovered among tech workers: Employees don’t think there’s a problem because they’re not close enough to the problem to see it.

What is Talent Brand Management?


Atlassian recently posted an ad for Talent Brand Marketing Manager position: “This person will understand the merging worlds of marketing and talent acquisition and be able to navigate through both.”. An important aspect of this role is to get more people talking about the brand. The payoff of this challenge is substantial though, as diverse, engaged teams have been shown to be some of the most innovative and productive.

Profile of a modern learner in 2018 [infographic]


In an era of rising AI, more fluid job roles and rising contractors, people are reaching out for the kinds of skills that will do them well in the future. And, on top of that, we are interrupted around 56 times a day ( Atlassian). Only 4% of L&D teams provide managers with resources to support their teams with their learning. Atlassian: Stop wasting time at work. Meet the modern learner. Busy, savvy and hungry to learn. But are they getting what they need?