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Training that Goes the Virtual Distance

When developing a training strategy to improve virtual team performance, innovation, or leadership, targeting solutions using the simple notion of a remote worker will lead decision makers astray—and is likely to end up costing significant time and money. 


Thu Nov 14 2013

Training that Goes the Virtual Distance

At a major financial services organization, virtual team training was falling short of expectations. The company was losing millions of dollars on IT projects because they regularly came in late and over budget. The CIO could not figure out what was happening. With people spread across the globe his hunch was that working virtually was not working out as well as he had thought. So, he started to systematically collect data about the virtual workforce assigned to these projects. Several years of data did not yield any usable information.

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