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Virtualize your opera/ons and gain the power to shrink your carbon footprint and power-­‐up your produc/vity”

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Presented at Events by Design Small Staff Association Superheroes Workshop, October 16, 2012

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Virtualize your opera/ons and gain the power to shrink your carbon footprint and power-­‐up your produc/vity”

  1. 1. Small-­‐Staff   Associa.on   Superheroes  “Virtualize  your  opera/ons  and  gain   the  power  to  shrink  your  carbon   footprint  and  power-­‐up  your   produc/vity”  
  2. 2. Virtual  Opera.ons:       What  We  Know  About  Them  ü  A virtual operation is an organization that conducts its business leveraging digital technology, by staff that is not co-located in a building.ü  Optimize Technologyü  Sense of Isolation  
  3. 3. More  about  Virtual  Opera.ons  ü  Overhead Costs Re-Investedü  Require Enhanced Management Skillsü  Increased Productivityü  Virtual is on the Rise  
  4. 4. How  Does  an  Org  Become  Virtual?  •  Environmental Scan•  Assessment of Internal Operations•  Advocates – Staff and Leadership•  Systems Analysis and Transition
  5. 5. Systems Analysis and Transitionq  Phones and Faxesq  Mailq  Meeting Spaceq  File/Network Serverq  Databaseq  Accounting Systemq  HR Services, Payroll, Timekeepingq  Staff Collaboration moves Online
  6. 6. Priori/es  during  the  Transi.on      * Staff –  Results Oriented Work Environment- ROWE –  Silo-ed, social network gone –  Training Opportunities, In-person Meetings –  Over-time*          Building  Trust
  7. 7. Opportuni.es  •  Rethink Processes•  Decreased Environmental Impact•  Lower Costs for Staff•  Staff More Involved in Local Community•  Provide FlexibilityØ Become a !
  8. 8. ?  ?  ?      Ques.ons      ?  ?  ?    Ø  Contact  Informa.on:   Laura  D.  Skoff,  President,  CAE   Phone:  703.587.5071   Email:    Lskoff@TeamDynamics.us.com   Website:    www.TeamDynamics.us.com   hWp://virtualassocia.on.wordpress.com   TwiWer  and  Linkedin:    lauraskoff  

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