Why you don’t need to be a creative to do creative work

As a product designer, I see evidence every day that you don’t need to be an artist to contribute creative ideas. Being creative isn’t a personality type or a job title or a degree you earn in graduate school. It’s a way of thinking. It’s a way of working. It’s a process. Anyone can participate. And everyone who does, can contribute something valuable. Here’s how I know.

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Transparency report: Updating our report for the second half of 2016

Over the last ten years, more than half a billion users have trusted Dropbox to keep their files safe. As we continue to grow, transparency plays a critical role in maintaining our users’ hard-earned trust. We publish our transparency report twice a year, disclosing the number of requests we receive from government and law enforcement. Today, we’re releasing our Transparency Report covering the data requests we received during the second half of 2016.

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Transparent design: 5 ways to transition to an open creative process

This week, we’re at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity where we’ll be discussing how transparency can help drive alignment throughout the creative process. In our earlier post on transparent design, we discussed the advantages of adopting an open creative process. Today, we’ll show you how you can create a culture of transparency in your workplace so people feel comfortable sharing ideas and taking risks.

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Transparent design: how an open creative process strengthens your work

This week, we’re at the 99U Conference in New York where we’ll be discussing how we became strong believers in transparent design. In this first part of our two-part series, we’ll look at the ways transparency can streamline the process—and strengthen the results—of creative collaboration.

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Transparency report for the first half of 2016

Hundreds of millions of people trust Dropbox to keep their data private and secure. One way we work to earn that trust is through our commitment to transparency about government requests for user information. Since 2012, we’ve made these requests public in our Transparency Report. Today we’re publishing the details of the government data requests we’ve received from January through June of 2016.

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Updates to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

We’re always looking for new ways to improve how you create and work together using Dropbox. That’s why we recently launched several new productivity tools to help you get work done and advanced sharing features to give you more control. And we’re just getting started: we’re working on even more collaboration and security updates to improve your Dropbox experience. To support these changes, we’ve made a few updates to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

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