Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation

Luis Suarez

And I don’t mean that in the sense of just cultivating, building or nurturing your social capital skills per se, even though we all know they are the key to success for the 21st century organisation , as my good friend Valdis Krebs once wrote about, but I was mainly referring about work related conversations themselves. and, probably, it has been like that over the course of the last 25 years or so, when it first came about while being associated with the whole concept of groupware.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. In yesterday’s presentation for Collaborative Learning 04, we asked “In business culture, where’s the pendulum this year?&#. Here’s a mid-2003 article from an internal newsletter from Deloitte: Social Software: Get Affiliated. Social Software: Get Affiliated. What is social software?


Jay Cross

The “Community&# topic turned out to cover many potential topics: collaboration. social software apps. groupware. social network analysis. Members of communities collaborate. Collaborators aren’t necessarily members of the same community. collaborate = work with. ( Fortune Magazine ). The Times of London calls C.K. Prahalad “the No. 1 most influential management thinker in the world.&# I wouldn’t argue.