To cover 350,000 destinations, it takes hundreds of writers working with content teams spread across Lonely Planet’s international offices. Together, they constitute what might be the ultimate remote collaboration team. Here’s how they use Dropbox to coordinate work that’s contributed from different locations around the world.
By some estimates, half of the workers in the US have jobs that are at least partially suited to working outside the office. Think of it as being unchained from your desk—and not a work-til-you-drop lifestyle. Want to be able to check in quickly while you’re at a coffee shop, or on a train, or maybe just going outside for a breath of fresh air? That’s the kind of flexibility we want everyone to have. It’s part of our mission to unleash the world’s creative energy by designing a more enlightened way of working. So we’ve introduced new features to help you keep work moving from anywhere. With the latest additions to the Dropbox mobile app, you’ll be able to:
Sam Spiegel enjoys just about every creative medium. He writes music. He directs films. He makes time to visit art exhibits at local museums. And when he’s ready to get to work, he’ll often bring a group of artists together to create something distinct and collaborative. We had a chance to chat with Sam about the people he works with, how he spends his free time, and why it took him 14 years to produce a single song.
How is the grind of modern work life affecting moms and their families? At last year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, we were introduced to Daughters of the Evolution, an inspiring event that brings together powerful women and their daughters for a frank, open discussion about the challenges of balancing work life and family life.
Check out how music executive Ericka J. Coulter and her team use Dropbox to create one of the most buzzed-about scenes in Los Angeles—TheBasement.
Can collaboration be curated? How do artists merge disparate styles to conjure a confluence of ideas they wouldn’t have discovered on their own? Every month, It’s Nice That and Dropbox ask pairs of illustrators to create exclusive posters, together. In March, we went behind the scenes to show how two artists used Dropbox Paper to co-create the monthly poster for Nicer Tuesdays. Today, we want to share insights heard at these events, and reveal how the guest speakers collaborated on recent projects. Here’s what we’ve learned so far.