Alison Coward

Founder, Bracket

Alison Coward is founder of consulting and facilitation agency Bracket, helping teams in the creative and technology sector to collaborate better and improve their performance.

Her client list includes Fortune 500 companies, startups, charities and public institutions. She is a strategist, trainer and workshop facilitator and the author of “A Pocket Guide to Effective Workshops”. With over 15 years’ experience of working in, leading and facilitating creative teams, Alison is passionate about finding the perfect balance between creativity and productivity.

Designing High-Performing Teams

It’s not just enough to hire talented people and hope for the best. Innovation and complex problem-solving requires teamwork, so we need to pay attention to how people work together. Building great products means creating the best environment for teams to thrive.

Finding the right balance between individual expertise and collective effort, while tricky, is possible. In this talk, Alison will share her insights on effective collaboration, the habits of successful teams, and principles for designing an outstanding team culture.