How might we help remote workers to build connections through the community to prevent job burnout, stay motivated and improve psychological well-being? MeetWork is a service that supports remote workers, encouraging networking with new colleagues from online to offline in the working communities nearby. The service offers a safe space to connect in-person by co-branding with local space providers; cafes and restaurants. Furthermore, some of the spaces are partnered with the co-working space company, benefitting its member as more working spaces are provided locally. To conclude, 'MeetWork' flavours all stakeholders and responses to key trends concerning localism and sharing economy.
This video is a part of my major project at London College of Communication. The service 'MeetWork' contributes to remote workers encouraging them to network online on the application then connect in-person at the local spaces nearby, responding to the challenge of working in a remote team in the context of speculative future after the pandemic is over. The video presents how the application works from connecting with purpose; a coffee chat, an idea trade or a project collaboration, to exchange peer-feedback after the meeting.
The video presents 'MeetWorkSpace', a local cafe or restaurant that co-brand with MeetWork, provides a safe spot to meet in-person and remote-working-friendly facilities for remote workers.
Website for co-branding with MeetWork
Website is for the space providers to register to co-brand with MeetWork as a MeetWorkSpace. The space provider can opt between co-brand with MeetWork or partner with a co-working space. Plus, the space provider has to state the remote-worker friendly facilities that they have including internet, power outlet and w/c.
I'm familiar with Double Diamond's framework; its stages guide the ideal way to work. I planned the tools for each step so that I can achieve each stage's goals. Throughout the process, what is considered key is collaborating, co-designing, and iterating to achieve user-centric experience.
Colour-coded business model canvas
Since more than one stakeholder is involved in the service, I displayed information through colour-coding to make it more user-friendly. Applying colour-coding to a business model canvas while working on it, the visual helped balance and prioritise the information concerning all stakeholders.
As the proposed service requires time, investment and relationship between stakeholders. So, I brought the service down in different scales which are MVP, the proposed one and future full service.
I value co-creation as it is the best way to craft a user-centric experience for the users. So, I ran several co-design sessions from defining the themes to developing the concept idea.
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