Collaboration Is Not Just A Technology. It’s A Behavior.

Dan Pontefract

The key for leaders to understanding collaboration is that it is not a technology. Behaviour collaboration flat army Connect considerIt is a behavior. But like a muscle, it is also. Dan's Related Posts: Flexible Working Works That Decision Is Above My Pay-Grade How to ‘Take One for the Team’ the FLAT ARMY cheat sheet The Social C-Suite.

The ABC’s of Collaboration

Dan Pontefract

If we were to elaborate on the definition, we might suggest there are ‘The ABC’s of Collaboration’ : Accessible – Be approachable & available to your team & those who expect your insight & opinions. Challenge – Groupthink does not equal collaboration.

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The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2017

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, Scientific American , in collaboration with the World Economic Forum , published a special report on The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2017. The full report includes a one-page description of each of these technologies.

knowledge-sharing, post-technology

Harold Jarche

Your organization just implemented an enterprise collaboration platform. Given the diminishing choices, enterprise knowledge-sharing today is even less about the technology. Quite often the largest share of the budget in any ‘digital workplace’ initiative goes toward the technology.

Collaboration Workflow 101

Dan Pontefract

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Technologies for collaboration and cooperation

Harold Jarche

I find the model useful to look at what kinds of social tools are most suitable for the type of collaboration or cooperation we’re trying to foster. For instance, there is a big difference between Sharepoint and Facebook, though both enable some kind of collaboration.

Enterprise social technologies

Harold Jarche

I am presenting on enterprise social technologies, learning and performance at the Learning Technologies conference in London today. Enterprise social networks can help connect collaborative and cooperative behaviours to support learning by doing and knowledge-sharing.

Learning in the Collaboration Age

Charles Jennings

The Collaboration Age On a wider plane the Web has been the harbinger of the Collaboration Age. It has blown away many of the barriers to access and has reinforced the power and influence of collaboration and co-operation 1 over silo mentalities.

Collaboration Workflow 101

Dan Pontefract

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Beyond collaboration

Harold Jarche

In A Wicked Problem , I said that all levels of complexity exist in our world but more and more of our work deals with real complex problems (in which the relationship between cause and effect can only be perceived in retrospect), whether they be social, technological, or economic.

The Collaboration Commons Idea

Dan Pontefract

One of the problems that I see occurring in both offices and schools is we’re often stuck with 19 th century collaboration infrastructure with 21 st century technology and wishes. Perhaps we start thinking about the ‘ Collaboration Commons’.

Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails

Luis Suarez

. We, human beings, seem to always be very keen on blaming the tools (and technology, in general, for that matter) whenever things just don’t work out all right , specially, in the collaboration space. Collaborative technologies by themselves are not the problem.

How much can technology actually improve collaboration?

Dion Hinchcliffe

A conflicting set of views is emerging on what technology enablement for a fundamentally human-centric activity can actually achieve. What do we know for sure

How much can technology actually improve collaboration?

Dion Hinchcliffe

A conflicting set of views is emerging on what technology enablement for a fundamentally human-centric activity can actually achieve. What do we know for sure?

Managing Collaboration

Harold Jarche

Tweet My colleague Jane Hart asks who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer (CCO)? It’s a good question, given the growing importance of working collaboratively in the 21st century workplace. Collaboration is a key part of creative work.

Making collaborative work work

Harold Jarche

Tweet Everyone talks about collaboration in the workplace today but what does it really mean? Blogs and Wikis are inherently more transparent than email, where 90% of collaboration occurs. How do you get from here to there?

Leveraging Technology

Clark Quinn

The short story is that the initial approach being taken weren’t leveraging technology effectively. The eye-opener for me was the fact that the approach initially taken wasn’t leveraging technology. Of course, that’s the point of the revolution , getting smarter about aligning technology with how our brains think, work, and learn. developing ideas and approaches in collaboration (transparently, showing your work).

Timeline of Emerging Science and Technology: A visual framework

Ross Dawson

Since Richard has moved back to London we’ve collaborated less on frameworks, however Richard has continued to do some marvellous work. Here is a small selection of the emerging technologies mentioned in the visual: Vibration energy harvesting. Technology trends Uncategorized

Learning in the Collaboration Age

Charles Jennings

The Collaboration Age On a wider plane the Web has been the harbinger of the Collaboration Age. It has blown away many of the barriers to access and has reinforced the power and influence of collaboration and co-operation 1 over silo mentalities.

The Collaboration Curve

Dan Pontefract

and rephrase as Collaboration , I thought it would be a good time to introduce “ The Collaboration Curve ”. . Over a period of time, and as collaboration methods between citizens increase (employee to employee, employee to customer, student to faculty, etc.),

How to become a Collaboration Consultant

Jane Hart

The advent of social technologies brings huge benefits to a work team, including the facility to improve communication, enhance continuous learning and performance improvement and capture organisational knowledge.

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration

Harold Jarche

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. Collaboration happens around some kind of plan or structure, while cooperation presumes the freedom of individuals to join and participate. Stephen Downes commented here on the differences: collaboration means ‘working together’.

Peering deeply into collaboration

Harold Jarche

Dion Hinchcliffe recently took a look at the evolution of workplace collaboration technologies and the move toward data-driven control by organizational leadership. Technology

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

She eventually comes to talk about the stuff that most folks haven’t considered just yet in any open and transparent collaborative and knowledge sharing environment. Specially, since not all of us are true, natural collaborators. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Collaboration is a means not an end

Harold Jarche

Collaboration Isn’t Working: What We Have Here is a Chasm writes Deb Lavoy in CMS Wire. Why do we not yet have 100 words for different kinds of collaboration and teams, as expert in it as we think Eskimos are about snow?

Social Collaboration 101 (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

The advent of social technologies brings huge benefits to a work team, including the facility to improve communication, enhance continuous learning and performance improvement and capture organisational knowledge. Next public online workshop runs: 4 – 29 May In the workplace, people learn continuously as a result of working in their teams.

Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” is one of the most memorable quotes of science fiction writer Arthur C. But, as we better understand its promise and limitations, technology becomes just another tool we rely on in our work and daily life.

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Given the relentless impact of technology-based innovation on just about all aspects of society, I like reading the views of different people on the subject, especially those outside my own worlds of technology and business.

Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

One of the key leadership qualities that should be demonstrated by leaders in 2011 and beyond is collaboration. I define collaboration as the act of being continuous, authentic, receptive and enriching in all aspects of work life.

Who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer?

Jane Hart

There have been a couple of posts recently on the topic of whether organisations need to have a new role of a Chief Collaboration Officer (CCO). Back in October 2010 Morten Hansen asked the question Who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer on the HBR Blog network.

Does technology improve employee engagement?

Dion Hinchcliffe

The endless parade of technologies to improve workforce collaboration has certainly led to the shrinking of time and distance, but has it actually let to a long-term increase in engagement and business performance? Collaboration What should enterprises do today?

Does technology improve employee engagement?

Dion Hinchcliffe

The endless parade of technologies to improve workforce collaboration has certainly led to the shrinking of time and distance, but has it actually let to a long-term increase in engagement and business performance? What should enterprises do today? CXO Enterprise Software IT Priorities Unified Comms Enterprise 2.0 Social Enterprise

Collaborative Modelling in AR (and VR)

Clark Quinn

And one that I thought was intriguing was co-creating, in particular collaboratively creating models that were explanatory and predictive. And, we know that collaboration is more powerful than solo ideation. So, a real opportunity is to collaborate to create models. What I was thinking of, extending my thoughts about AR in general , that annotating the world is valuable, but how about collaboratively annotating the world? They might even collaborate on doing that.

Modernising Classroom Training through Technology (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

This workshop looks at how to modernise classroom training through the integration of technology. Encouraging the use of technology for personal learning in the classroom (week 1). Promoting communication and collaboration in the classroom (weeks 3 and 4).

The difference between social learning and social collaboration

Jane Hart

In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right) I use the term s ocial collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. But a new definition of social learning has emerged in the last few years; one that implies the use of social technology to underpin learning. So why is there a need to focus on social collaboration ? First published 25 March 2015.

Why your networks and collaboration are at the heart of the value you create

Ross Dawson

Thanks to technology, we can work anywhere. If the concept of ‘a job for life’ disappeared in the 1970s-80s, technology in the 2000s is allowing the talent market to become completely granular, with skills available on demand and businesses operating in as lean and flexible a way as possible.

Being clear on collaboration

Clark Quinn

Twice recently, I’ve been confronted with systems that claim to be collaboration platforms. And I think distributed collaboration is one of the most powerful options we have for accelerating our innovation. Now, true collaboration is powerful. By collaboration in this sense I mean working together to create a shared representation. It’s like a shared whiteboard, with technology support to facilitate things like editing, formatting, versioning, and more.

Exploring IBM's vision for enterprise collaboration

Dion Hinchcliffe

The company that first brought the industry the then-breakthrough technology of groupware in the 1990s is now moving towards cognitive collaboration for differentiation, says IBM's new head of collaboration, Ed Brill, as he grapples with the company's many offerings in the space

Call it Collaboration, Not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Business

Dan Pontefract

Collaboration. Let’s call it “Collaboration”. As the noun of the word ‘collaborate’, it embodies what Enterprise 2.0 Oh, it’s two or more people working together, collaborating on stuff. Collaboration. collaboration enterprise 2.0

Blockchain - Once Again, the Technological Genie Has Been Unleashed from its Bottle

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

His 2006 Wikinomics predicted the rise of mass collaboration in what became known a few years later as the On Demand Economy.