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InVision Product Updates: May 2022

This month, InVision is sharing more ways to connect tools and integrations to the Freehand canvas that will help you add fun and creativity to your next brainstorm, gather feedback and make design decisions faster, and ensure stakeholder alignment at every step of the project.  Let’s check ‘em out:  Bring together fun and function Give your next...

Remote onboarding for a successful future

Starting a new role can be overwhelming, and can feel even more so when the role is remote.  In person, those nervous feelings tend to be eased within a few hours with human interactions guiding you on what to do, where to find things, and outlining your job duties. As more companies move to remote and hybrid work models, remote onboarding has become...

Online whiteboards: Everything you need to know

Whiteboards are where collaboration happens and ideas are hatched. They’re the canvas for teams to plan, brainstorm, and begin converting visions into something tangible. Your first introduction to the world of whiteboarding was probably in a conference room, huddled around a physical whiteboard—with DryErase markers gliding across the surface. But...

Detria Williamson’s unconventional advice for finding a mentor

When you’re seeking a mentor, you’re probably looking to those who are in more senior positions. But what if you were to consider a mentor who has just broken into your field?  This concept of “reverse mentorship” is one that’s endorsed by Detria Williamson, former Chief Marketing Officer of IDEO, who says she always has a mentor and has learned a...

Bryant Alexander of Uber on better employee experiences, scaling organizational change

Career development is a critical part of the employee experience, particularly as The Great Resignation has created a significant inflection point for companies and workers alike. For Bryant Alexander, Program Manager for Talent Acquisition Enablement at Uber, the focus has always been to create career development frameworks for individuals and organizations...

How to be a more inclusive collaborator in a remote environment

When collaboration was happening in-person, with people huddled around whiteboards and in conference rooms, there was a tendency for the voices of more introverted team members to go unheard. But the seismic shift to remote work has reinvented the way we collaborate.  During a recent virtual event, InVision’s Eli Woolery and Dr. John Maeda, chief technology...

The art of getting designer-developer handoffs right

The design to developer handoff — where screen designs are shared with developers to implement in the product —is a critical point in the product creation process. Any misstep in communication, collaboration, and organization can be costly to companies, and more importantly, their customers. When critical design work becomes lost in translation to...

Meeting vs. working and how technology makes all the difference

When the team at Webex shifted to remote work at the beginning of the pandemic, they were uncertain of the impact it would have on product innovation. They worried that their team might not be able to build products with the same level of quality and deep thinking as they would in person. But in fact what happened was the opposite.  “Innovation actually...

How to find your passion, according to Guy Kawasaki

Passion is an elusive concept. Yet many people feel they need to find and pursue their passions in order to feel fulfilled at work. To take the pressure off, Canva’s Chief Evangelist Guy Kawaski has some advice: Start by pursuing your interests.   “The passion test is much too high a bar to try to overcome,” Guy says. “The much lower and more rational...

Most Lovable Products: Making tools & technology your best friends

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a multi-part series highlighting innovation stories within InVision’s Future of Work Leadership Forum, which brings together leaders across all industries to share their insights on how they transformed collaboration across teams and geographies. You can read part one here. Over the past 10 years, collaborative...

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