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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New ways to keep data secure without slowing your team’s workflow

Data privacy and security have always been critical to doing business online, but these days the challenges are increasingly complex—and there’s more at stake than ever. We believe businesses shouldn’t have to choose between security and ease of use, which is why we’ve built security seamlessly into our platform. And with the new suite of expanded security integrations we announced this week, Dropbox Business customers now have even more ways to work fluidly while working securely.

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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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Bring prototypes into your flow with Adobe XD CC integration for Dropbox Paper

Teams work best together when they can stay in their creative flow—without interruption or context-switching. In this spirit, today Dropbox and Adobe are thrilled to announce a new integration for Adobe XD CC and Dropbox Paper. And now, when you paste an Adobe XD prototype link in Paper, you’ll see a preview of the design, right in your doc. This integration marks an expansion of our partnership efforts to encourage teams to unleash their creative energy through streamlining team coordination and communication.

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