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What Collaboration Will Look Like in 2019

What Collaboration Will Look Like in 2019

According to a recent report by McKinsey, collaboration is supposed to improve a company's productivity by 20 to 30 percent. I have been following collaboration as an industry analyst for the last 30 years and have tried many times to predict upcoming trends in the space.

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Why Are Business Leaders Still So Bad at Collaborating?

Why Are Business Leaders Still So Bad at Collaborating?

C-level managers are the worst collaborators. This finding came from a survey I conducted in 2016 looking into communication and collaboration trends in the workplace. Yet the same survey found that most employees wanted more transparency and better access to communicate with company leaders.

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How to Start Your Digital Transformation

How to Start Your Digital Transformation

Digital transformation relates to the change associated with the application of technology, but it isn't just about adopting new technologies. Digital transformation is also about how these new technologies affect the way we work, who we work with, and how we create value.

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The Secret to Start-Up Success: Your Ecosystem

The Secret to Start-Up Success: Your Ecosystem

Robert “Kim” Wilson has spent the last four years researching what makes some start-ups successful and others not.  Last year he published the outcome of his research in the book “They Will be Giants,” which focused on entrepreneurs in the 21st century.

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Are You Sure You Want to Schedule Another Meeting?

Are You Sure You Want to Schedule Another Meeting?

Economist John Kenneth Galbraith once said, “Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreement and then the people who disagree come to think they have a right to be persuaded. However, they are indispensable when you don't want to do anything." Collaboration and

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