It’s been a while since ustwo became fully remote. Like many companies around the world, we’re rapidly adapting, learning and finding our stride in this new situation. We’ve curated this page, in the hopes that our findings can prove useful to you, too.
Mural is an amazing tool for remote collaboration. We're finding it more useful than ever, and have put together a canvas on how we're using it at ustwo.
We're doing a lot of our user testing remotely recently, and have had to do a lot of adapting to make it work. Here is a list of the tools that we've been trying out to help us with this. Hopefully it can prove useful for you, too!
We've created a remote working guide for our teams across the whole of ustwo. In it we've put tips, resources and information that we hope you'll find useful, as well!
We've stepped into a situation that puts our thoughts about teamwork, collaboration and prototyping into question. Our Nordic studio has had time to reflect on isolation, and we’re ready to share the lessons we’ve learnt from dealing with the unexpected.
“You need an environment where people feel it’s safe to take risks” — Our Delivery Director gave a seminar on Agile and remote working recently. Check it out!
Together with Co-op, we've built a platform full of advice and ideas to help you start or be part of an event, activity or group, all to provide support for people through Coronavirus.
If you're looking for some aural inspiration to get you though lockdown, We asked our resident podcast expert what she's listening to at the moment, and she gave us some corkers! We made a thread of some of her recommendations for you.
On remote calls, interrupting or talking over one another can be a lot more disruptive because of the split-second delay. We've started to use hand signals to indicate a desire to speak
It's tough juggling being at home with your family and your work. The parents among us have found this guide by CNBC helpful. If you’re in the same situation, check it out!
Knowing the place your colleagues are in is just as important in the literal sense as well as the figurative one. We've been sharing pictures of our home setup with everyone. Knowing what your colleagues will be staring at all day is important context for working with them, and helps build connectedness from afar.
"In the midst of trying to keep our sanity during these unstable times, my sister kindly sent the family their own LEGO box so we could all take part in the 30 day LEGO challenge."
Bring the outside, inside :)
Try to find some flowers to brighten up your workspace
"Having your face looking back at you all day on calls is something else"