How promoting a culture of fun helps Vans create breakthrough ideas

Earlier this year, we traveled to The Gathering in Banff, Canada to meet with marketing leaders from the world’s most-coveted brands and learn how they guided their companies to cult status. While we were there, we had a chance to chat with Nick Street, Head of Global Marketing Strategy at Vans. Here’s how he helps support ideas from his internal team, rather than outsourcing to creative agencies.

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Indie songwriter G Flip on how collaboration keeps creativity flowing

Last February, Australian musician G Flip uploaded her track “About You” to the Triple J Unearthed website, where fans can discover new music from emerging artists. Within hours, the track became a viral hit, quickly earning rave reviews from tastemakers like Pitchfork. Within weeks, G Flip was performing her first solo show in front of an audience at SXSW. That was just the beginning of her rocket ride. Since then, she’s signed with Future Classic and toured internationally. So how is Georgia Flipo navigating the journey from rock drummer to pop star to sought-after collaborator? Here’s what we learned during a recent interview.

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Procore integration helps improve collaboration for construction teams

We’re always looking for ways to streamline workflows for individuals and teams using Dropbox. Often that means deeply integrating Dropbox with the tools people use every day. Architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) companies in particular are seeing the value of Dropbox as a connective tissue for solutions specific to their industry. Today, we’re expanding our support for AEC tools, with a new integration for construction project management solution Procore.

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Automatic camera uploads now available for Dropbox Business teams

Our automatic camera uploads feature has been hugely popular for users on our Dropbox Basic, Plus, and Professional plans for individuals. And one of the most popular requests we’ve received has been to bring this feature over to Dropbox Business. We have great news: today, we’re making automatic camera uploads available to teams on Dropbox Business.

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How sign makers collaborate in real time with Dropbox Paper

In the sign business, the clock is your biggest competitor. “We’re a deadline business,” says Martin Wall, Owner of Martin Sign Company. “It’s one thing to have one client, but if you have 200 clients, trying to balance those timelines can be very hectic. You’re dealing with architects, designers, end users, last-minute changes. We’re always on our toes.”

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How the AVP uses Dropbox to coordinate complex teamwork

Watching pro volleyball, spectators often walk away thinking the sport looks easier than it is. That’s because the players make it look easy. At the pro level, just about every bump, set, and spike is executed flawlessly. But the best beach volleyball pairs need more than their own individually honed skills to succeed at that level. They need flawless collaboration. That comes from the right chemistry and communication.

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