Dropbox and Autodesk partner to help teams design and collaborate

With more than 1.5 billion .DWG files stored by our users, Dropbox has built one of the largest collaboration networks of AutoCAD design files in the world. To ensure the best experience possible for the many people using AutoCAD with Dropbox, we’re partnering with Autodesk to build deeper integrations and provide architecture, engineering, construction and manufacturing professionals with new, innovative features.

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How Dropbox Business helps your team do more with your favorite apps

When your team starts using a new service, the last thing they want is a big change in their workflow. That’s why we’ve partnered with all of your favorite apps to make sure Dropbox Business works the way your team does. Here are four ways Dropbox lets you do even more with popular tools—without interrupting your team’s workflow.

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How World Bicycle Relief is mobilizing people in developing countries

Prisca Marilanga lives in Zambia. She is a single mother of five children who’s also a healthcare worker. Every day, Prisca would walk nearly ten miles to visit her patients, racing against the sun on her way back home. “The distance was just too long,” she says. “I was only able to visit two patients per day.” Now that World Bicycle Relief has empowered Prisca with a bicycle, she visits 15 patients per day.

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Collaboration in higher education: How sharing fuels research

At universities today, there is growing pressure on faculty to conduct and publish research. And according to a recent survey, hiring committees at research-intensive universities look at publishing as a primary factor when they’re considering assistant professor candidates. As a top priority for both faculty and staff, researchers should be given every opportunity to thrive. But without the right tools, collaborating on research projects with partners at other institutions can be a challenge. Here’s how Dropbox Education is making it easier for leading research teams to easily share data with partners around the world.

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Collaboration in higher education: Sync fast and share large files

To stay in sync with their students and peers, university faculty need to coordinate a steady flow of coursework and research files. But sharing large databases and files can be a time-consuming process. That’s why nearly 81% of university IT leaders plan to boost cloud spending to provide faster access to resources, improved security, and easier data management. In part three of our Collaboration in Higher Education series, we’ll look at how faster sync can help facilitate coursework, lower costs, and strengthen data security.

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Collaboration in higher education: Seamless integrations

At universities today, people rely on a wide range of specialized apps, from learning management systems to identity management solutions to research annotation tools. The question is: Do all of those tools work well together or are they slowing down workflows? In part two of our series on collaboration in higher education, we’ll look at how integrating existing tools with Dropbox Education can help faculty, staff, researchers, and students streamline the way they work.

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