May 27th Livestream! Managing Remote Teams

What are best practices for managing our remote teams? How do issues of diversity play out when we are all on video? What happens to productivity? We’ll reveal what the current literature and our research shows.

April 22nd Livestream! How to Do Contextual Design Remotely

We’ve done research into best practices for product teams and we’re sharing our results, best practices, and checklists with you.

March 12 Livestream! The Critique Process: Depersonalizing Work Product Review

We’ve done research into best practices for product teams and we’re sharing our results, best practices, and checklists with you.

February 6 Livestream! Team Onboarding Checklist

We’ve done research into best practices for onboarding team members for product teams and we’re sharing our results, best practices, and checklist with you.

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Women in technology leave the industry at a higher rate than any other profession.
At WITops we conduct deep research into what women love about work and what they don’t. Then we use our research-driven framework and best-practice interventions to achieve better retention and work life culture for women in technology.

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Interventions: Making Teams Work

Interventions: Making Teams Work

Our team techniques help to minimize conflict, bias and interpersonal friction. Volunteer your team to be part of the Living Lab. Try out and co-invent best practices.

Design Critiques

Design Critiques

Design critiques are central to maker professions. However, 80% of women lose self esteem when criticized. Learn what our research shows about how to do team design critiques while also including everyone and making them feel valued in the process.

How to Do Remote Contextual Design

How to Do Remote Contextual Design

Learn about how you can keep being in the “field” and managing data synthesis, visioning, and design work remotely.  I’ll be sharing techniques and how to run some of the key techniques: Field interviews, interpretation sessions, affinity building, modeling and all detailed design in small groups.

Don’t Be a Jerk!

Don’t Be a Jerk!

One of our “Ops” is what we call “The Valuing and Jerk Project”. We are investigating what exact behaviors contribute to feeling valued in the workplace? What behaviors push us away?

How to Help

Partner with Us! We partner with individuals, organizations, universities, and companies that are dedicated to and passionate about helping women in technology thrive. Volunteer your time or donate to support our initiatives. 

Volunteer Call: Enlist your team to try out our team techniques designed to reduce bias, bullying, and conflict between team members?  Sign up to be contacted.

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