Thanks to modern technology, many jobs that once required an in-office presence can now be done from anywhere. This is especially true for tech companies, many of which now operate with partially or fully remote teams.

Even when managing a mostly remote staff, creating a strong, cohesive company culture is still one of the most important responsibilities a business leader has. Many of the experts at Forbes Technology Councilhave personally tackled the unique challenges of building company culture “remotely.” We asked a panel of members to share successful — and sometimes surprising — tactics they’ve used.