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5 Rules of Success for Remote Teams

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https://www.wrike.com/blog - Today, more and more companies manage projects across multiple locations. Distributed teams and remote work are made possible with all the new technologies. But how do you efficiently
manage remote workers? Here are 5 rules for successfully coordinating your distributed team.

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5 Rules of Success for Remote Teams

  1. 1. for Success with Distributed Teams 5 Rules
  2. 2. Slide 25 Rules for Success with Distributed Teams Today, more and more companies manage projects across multiple locations. Distributed teams and remote work are made possible with all the new technologies. But how do you efficiently manage remote workers? Read on!Here are 5 rules for successfully coordinating your distributed team:
  3. 3. Slide 35 Rules for Success with Distributed Teams Stay on Top of Things As a manager, you’ll need to know the status of all the projects your team is involved with. Visibility into your team’s workload is crucial. The right work management tool saves time and makes status meetings unnecessary. #1
  4. 4. Slide 45 Rules for Success with Distributed Teams Create a Proper Workflow With an increased volume of tasks comes the need for a proper workflow or system that directs work to the right people at the right time. After all, going up to a person directly interrupts the work he or she is doing. In the next slide, watch how social media platform Hootsuite deals with the massive volume of work in their distributed, 100-person marketing team #2
  5. 5. Slide 55 Rules for Success with Distributed Teams Build a Collaborative Environment Working in silos is easy when you’re spread out across the globe. To combat this temptation, provide a space for your team to exchange ideas and discuss work —whether this is via video chat or a project tool. #3
  6. 6. Slide 65 Rules for Success with Distributed Teams Communicate Constantly 33% of workers cite communication as the greatest challenge for remote work. (See the infographic.) Have clear communication processes and the right technology in place so that your team always has access to one another. #4
  7. 7. Slide 75 Rules for Success with Distributed Teams Leverage the Right Tech The tools to oversee the work and to get things done are out there — everything from messaging to file sharing to project management. Just ensure you’re not using multiple types of the same tool when one will do. #5
  8. 8. Slide 85 Rules for Success with Distributed Teams Need More Help for Your Remote Team? Here’s a checklist infographic of everything you might possibly need to successfully manage a team of remote workers. Click here
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