Create Your Virtual Team Tech Toolkit

InSync Training

Organizations find themselves embracing the future of work: globally dispersed, virtual teams. Virtual TeamsBYTE Session Recap.

Global Virtual Teams: What’s Working? What’s Frustrating?

InSync Training

Virtual teams have grown rapidly and widely in the last 10 years – managers can lead , even when working from different continents then their reports. Recently, guest BYTE speaker Mary Kingsley provided sage advice to leaders looking to inspire their global virtual teams.

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5 simple virtual team building activities

OpenSesame

Teams are vital for workplace success. Almost everyone who works, works on a team at some point in their career. These characteristics can be fostered through team building. Team building looks very different right now due to COVID-19.

Training Virtual Teams: How to Manage It Effectively

ProProfs

Managing this growing breed of virtual teams training-wise can be challenging but not impossible. Effective employee management is a distinct trade for HR departments for a long time, and looking after the learning & development (L&D) needs of employees is a key part of it.

9 Strategies to Keep Your Virtual Team Productive During the COVID-19 Pandemic

KnowledgeCity

We will also explore nine key ways to maintain your team’s productivity so that your organization can gain a competitive edge even in this uncertain market. There are challenges that come specifically from teams going remote as well.

Leading Virtual Teams – But Real People – Effectively

eLearning Industry

Virtual teams offer challenges for the team’s leaders, members, and Learning and Development professionals, as they meet the team’s Learning and Development requirements, often in a cross-cultural context. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate Learning And Development Distributed Teams Leadership Development

9 Strategies to Keep Your Virtual Team Productive During the Pandemic

KnowledgeCity

We will also explore nine key ways to maintain your team’s productivity so that your organization can gain a competitive edge even in this uncertain market. There are challenges that come specifically from teams going remote as well.

5 Best Practices For An Effective Virtual Team Experience

NovoEd

Working in virtual teams is hard. And yet, we can all agree that virtual collaboration is vitally important and is here to stay. Estimates indicate nearly half of organizations use virtual teams – and it is even higher for companies with global operations.

3-Step Action Plan To Implement An Incredibly Effective Corporate Training Program For Virtual Teams

eLearning Industry

As L&D teams identify what strategies will help them meet the new mandate, the focus shifts to their implementation. The COVID-19 crisis needs responses at several levels. In this article, I share a 3-step action plan designed to help you succeed.

30 fun and fresh icebreakers perfect for engaging your virtual team on Slack

Poll Everywhere

As teams adjust to remote communication and makeshift offices, research shows that the transition can strain communication, productivity, and professional relationships. Another side effect of this unexpected shift. For many people, working from home has become a new, unfamiliar normal.

Why L&D should prepare for training global virtual teams

Matrix

Generally, when we are thinking about a team we picture a group of people working together in the same space, having formal and informal meetings, face to face interactions and perhaps even hanging out after office hours. Global virtual teams are the future of teamwork.

COVID 19 Has Changed The Way We Use Virtual Classrooms? What are the Long Term Effects?

InSync Training

Virtual Classroom Virtual Teams & Modern WorkplaceI remember January. Traditionally, January and February are the slowest months at InSync Training. Organizations tend to spend these early months finalizing the training plans for the rest of the year.

3-Step Action Plan to Implement an Incredibly Effective Corporate Training Program for Virtual Teams

EI Design

As L&D teams identify what strategies will help them meet the new mandate, the focus shifts to their implementation. My other 3 articles touch upon: 7 Key Areas L&D Teams Should Focus on to Handle Changing Workplace Dynamics Due to COVID-19. Introduction.

Virtual Team Leadership Training: 4 Tips To Lead Your Team To Success

NovoEd

Team success is often dependent on cohesiveness and progress towards a goal. When teams meet in person, natural roles tend to emerge as teammates are able to relate to each other on an informal basis. However, virtual teams often depend more on a successful team lead to ensure success when there is not an in-person familiarity. Leading a virtual team has its difficulties, but is an important skill to learn in this increasingly digitized world.

Incorporating Technology into the Training Room

InSync Training

This month, guest contributor Jenny Holt explores the helpfulness of technology in supporting both virtual learners and virtual teams. Virtual Teams EdTech Global Virtual Classroom

Video - The Art & Science of Being a Remote Manager

InSync Training

Leading a virtual team presents a unique set of challenges. Communicating effectively requires extra attention, and identifying personnel issues can be difficult for a remote manager. Virtual Teams InSync Videos

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Upcoming webinar: Effective communication with your remote team

Poll Everywhere

As the majority of the workforce is forced to work remotely for the foreseeable future, many managers and team leaders are wondering how they can effectively communicate with their virtual teams during this challenging time.

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Online Collaboration for Your Teams

TalentLMS

Collaboration within an eLearning team is essential to a successful eLearning project. Although eLearning development requires team work, several team members work in isolation to focus better. An eLearning team is a mix of diverse talents and skillsets.

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BYTE Recap: The Art & Science of Working Remotely

InSync Training

Attendees learned best practices, effective communication, and leveraging technology in remote employment situations. Virtual Teams BYTE

Leadership & Revolution, Social Media, Memory, & Virtual Teams

Big Dog, Little Dog

How to stage a revolution - Technology Review.the key to seizing power, or at least gaining a significant foothold, is the effective distribution of a small number of leaders within a larger group. "A Long-Distance Relationship Troubles in Virtual Teams - Human Resource Executive.

Effective Leadership is Transformational

CLO Magazine

Effective leadership is a transformational journey made up of four “spheres of influence.” These are self leadership, one-on-one leadership, team leadership and organizational leadership. It comes first because effective leadership starts on the inside. We live in teams.

Brandon’s App of the Week – Textastic

Bottom-Line Performance

However, we can’t overlook the vital roll that programming and media development play in providing effective mediums to carry those messages. Apps eLearning development tools Mobile apps virtual teaming

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7 Ways to Enable a Virtual Sales Team

Allego

Before March 2020, at least 70% of sales calls were virtual, according to Forbes. With the effects of the current pandemic, that number has skyrocketed. As the country begins to reopen, we’re still far from business as usual—especially for sales teams.

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4 Pragmatic Strategies L&D Teams Must Use to Train Remote Workers with Limited Training Budgets

EI Design

In the midst of changing dynamics, disruption, impact on employees and businesses, and looming global recession, what strategies can help L&D teams? Then, I outline 4 pragmatic strategies that L&D teams can use to overcome these challenges and meet their mandate successfully.

GVTs — Necessary Evil or Strategic Tool?

CLO Magazine

Global virtual teams are a common reality for companies with global operations and partnerships. Realizing the benefits, however, requires a structured and intentional approach to both team launch and ongoing support. These teams do not allow the conflict to become personal.

Pro Tips for Working from Home Effectively

Litmos

How do you manage time effectively, meet deadlines, hold meetings without locking your family or your roommates in the basement, and how do you do all this without eating the entire contents of your fridge by dinnertime? First, a confession: in the last week I have not been working from home effectively. So, I’ve definitely not been an effective home-based worker. This can be a fun way for teams to see each other's individual styles or interests.

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5 Tips on sustaining collaboration in remote teams

Matrix

One of these ongoing struggles is facilitating team collaboration. 5 Tips on sustaining collaboration in remote teams. Fortunately, there are some simple practices that managers can employ to make team collaboration possible and smooth even in today’s remote setting.

7 Key Areas L&D Teams Should Focus on to Handle Changing Workplace Dynamics Due to COVID-19

EI Design

In light of this, what are the key areas L&D teams should focus on to handle changing workplace dynamics due to COVID-19. 4 Pragmatic Strategies L&D Teams Must Use to Train Remote Workers with Limited Training Budgets.

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How to Onboard Remote Employees (and Keep Them Around for the Long Haul)

GoSkills eLearning

Effective onboarding matters - especially for virtual team members! Here are 8 tips to help you with onboarding remote employees successfully. Workplace training

How to Onboard Remote Employees (and Keep Them Around for the Long Haul)

GoSkills eLearning

Effective onboarding matters - especially for virtual team members! Here are 8 tips to help you with onboarding remote employees successfully. Workplace training

7 Tips To Use Serious Games To Resolve Workplace Conflicts And Facilitate Team Building

EI Design

How To Use Serious Games To Impart Conflict Resolution Skills And Facilitate Team Building. With careful investment in the right tools, online training can provide unparalleled opportunities for teams to resolve issues and thrive through serious games.

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Is Your Team Ready for International Expansion?

OpenSesame

For example, we work with our Learning Centre that helps us track student performance and provides our HR manager with insights about each of our team members doing an online course. . However, there are other areas to dig deeper into in order to understand better how effective learning is. This will help gauge how effectively your staff are using their new communication skills to interact with clients.

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Are You Performing an Effective Virtual Training Balancing Act?

ATD Learning Technologies

How often do you hear your virtual meeting break into laughter and you have no idea why? Virtual balance means everyone in the interaction is having the same experience. Factors that affect virtual balance include: Ability to hear everyone well.

Why Every Industry Needs Better Soft Skills Training

KnowledgeCity

It’s important that you learn how to learn efficiently and effectively. Virtual collaboration – Being able to work with people virtually is paramount in today’s workplace.

Lessons Learned Doing Remote Employee Onboarding For 10 Years

eLearning Industry

Organizations are facing the challenge of hiring remote workers and onboarding them to their virtual teams.

10 Essentials for Developing Virtual Leaders

InfoPro Learning

The number of virtual teams is growing in every organization as technology and communication make it easier for team members to collaborate and work together across regions, diverse geographies and time zones. There is a strong business case for augmenting your leadership development programs with training targeted for virtual team leaders because of the special challenges they face.

Insights in a Nutshell: Converting Instructor Led Training into Engaging Online Learning Experiences

InfoPro Learning

Converting your training materials into an online learning format is one of the most effective and easy ways you can remove training barriers for your employees. It is not uncommon for teams that work together to be distributed all over the world.