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Collaborative Innovation Discovery At Open ROADS Community

In Collaborationby Victoria TaylorLeave a Comment

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success — Henry Ford. This Henry Ford quote is a favorite quote of mine that I believe sits at the core of the society in which we live, operate, develop culture and run our businesses. That culture is an on-demand culture. I am talking more and more about on-demand culture when delivering …

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Making the Most of Collaboration Inside the Enterprise

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Collaboration is what drives innovation and growth inside enterprise organizations. I know it, you know it, and the data shows it. Neilson, for example, has reported collaboration increases creative output and improves concept performance to such a degree that ideas developed by teams of three or more team members have a whopping 156 percent greater appeal with consumers than those …

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Tackling Collaborative Overload in Your Organization

In Collaborationby Eric VidalLeave a Comment

Collaborative activities drive business outcomes because they open channels of communication and invite innovation. Today’s millennial workers, especially, are accustomed to working in close-knit teams, bouncing ideas off each other, and earning instant feedback from colleagues. While strong communication remains a cornerstone of the modern business model, too much of anything can become a problem. When collaborative overload taxes your …

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One Goal, One Team: The Remote Workforce Conundrum

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Virtual workplaces are more common now than ever—thanks in large part to a surge in collaborative technologies and the coming of age of a generation born into an increasingly digital marketplace. Remote teams are not the future—they’re the present. Let me share my experience: I manage a diverse team of 150 amazingly talented people, and 140 of them are in …

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Top Trends to Watch in UCaaS

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The intersection of business and technology is well traveled in this digital age—and here at Converge, we know that businesses positioned there hold prime real estate. It’s our specialty, in fact, to delve deeply into that relationship and take a look at how technology does and will impact business. What fits better under that umbrella than the topic of Unified …

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The Relationships Between Collaboration and Mobility

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This post is sponsored by Samsung Business. All thoughts and opinions are my own. There’s no question that businesses are getting more done in this new connected age. With increasing access to information and people, teams can consist of talent sourced from all over the world. But bringing together capable individuals doesn’t guarantee success. For collaboration to work, the right tools …

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How Collaboration Inside the Enterprise Has Shifted

In Collaborationby Daniel Newman2 Comments

Startup Stock Photos[/caption]Businesses today know that success in the marketplace requires an understanding of knowledge management and collaboration as well as increased options for flexible work/life balance for workers. Organizational psychology backs up the pursuit of open collaboration, and in many cases, a flexible work environment inspires loyalty and productivity. Combined with a younger workforce interested in new technology, these …

Will the Collaborative Economy Completely Reimagine Tomorrows Big Business

In Collaborationby Daniel Newman1 Comment

Today, the largest car rental and hospitality companies are Uber and Airbnb, respectively. What do they have in common? Let’s see— neither of them own physical possessions associated with their service and both have turned a non-performing asset into an incredible revenue source. Don’t be surprised because this is the new model for doing business. People want to rent instead …

Collaboration and Communication Drive Mobile Workers and Global Business

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For most companies, business is no longer restricted to a single time zone. In fact, it is common for even small companies to have some type of global footprint, be it a global support team for technological issues or an overseas manufacturing plant. Even when a company’s operations aren’t global, it’s extremely common that they have clients around the world. …