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Pizza and virtual team dynamics

This post continues our series on ‘openly sharing our approach to leading a virtual team’ – a joint project with Martin Hawksey (cross-posted here) for which we write a monthly blog post, some of which are special podcast/conference editions. August We are at the end of the busiest month of our organisation’s year in the run up to our Annual Conference. Getting here is a big milestone for our organisation and a real test for our…

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Special podcast edition: Reflecting on the first six months leading a virtual team

This is a joint post with Martin Hawksey (cross-posted here) about how we, as senior staff, lead our organisation to adopt virtual operations. You can read previous posts in this series here. We’re six months into our journey and in this special edition we look back at the highs and lows, share practical things we’ve learnt along the way and take our conversation from post to podcast to help us reflect and look ahead. Maren:…

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Virtual team, face to face team day: putting our blended approach to the test

This is a joint post with Martin Hawksey (cross-posted here) continuing the story of how we, as senior staff, lead our organisation to adopt virtual operations. You can read previous posts here. June Last time we discussed how we used GDPR as an opportunity to strengthen how we work as a virtual team. Since then we had our first face to face team day, an important milestone in creating a blended approach to running a…

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Opportunity knocks: Using GDPR to strengthen virtual teams

This is a joint post with Martin Hawksey (cross-posted here).  If you have missed our earlier posts we encourage you to revisit the beginning of the story of how we, as senior staff, lead our organisation to adopt virtual operations. May This month we discuss our approach to GDPR, evolving virtual working practices and the importance of explaining the reasons for new procedures as part of implementing them. Maren: We at the end of a…

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3 months in… hitting our first milestones as a virtual team

This is a joint post with Martin Hawksey (cross-posted here).  If you have missed our earlier posts we encourage you to revisit the beginning of the story of how we, as senior staff, lead our organisation to adopt virtual operations. April This month we reflect on the first 3 months operating as a virtual team, delivering our first few big milestones and look back at the OER18 conference. Maren: It’s been three months now since…

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Developing collaboration as a virtual team

Cover image: Education is Changing by @bryanMMathers is licenced under CC-BY-ND This is a joint post with Martin Hawksey (cross-posted here) This is the second in a monthly series of blog posts in which we take an open approach to organisational transformation. In this series we share our experiences as senior staff leading our organisation to adopt virtual operations. If you have missed the first post about how we began our journey you can revisit the story thus far here…

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An open perspective on organisational transformation?

This is a joint post with Martin Hawksey (cross-posted here). We work for ALT, the UK’s leading professional body in Learning Technology. We serve a community of over 3,000 Members who use technology for learning, teaching and assessment and by extension we use it to support, engage with and represent ALT’s Members. Last year, the Trustees of ALT took the decision to move ALT’s operations away from a long-standing hosting agreement with a university to…

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