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Those who have experienced the true benefits of collaboration know one simple secret; collaboration is not a precise science. There’s an element of art in it. Which is why I think many fail to reconcile the practice with others functions of their enterprise such as marketing or BD. […]

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It’s been a long time since the word ‘silo’ was fashionable. It normally gets a bad rap. When we talk about collaboration then it is even more so the case. But it is important not to overdo it by assuming that silos are always a bad thing in […]

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Here’s a question I ask myself often; is there any point in a future where nothing will be possible without collaboration? More specifically, I wonder at what point humans will reach the tipping point where value creation will only be possible because of collaboration? Frankly, I know that […]

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Wikipedia has just celebrated 15 years of service. I can’t imagine there is a person out there who has not used it. It is just one of those reference tools one can’t go without. In many ways Wikipedia is almost synonyms with the idea of collaboration more so […]

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Collaboration is a good thing. But it can be better when we understand its more challenging aspects. And as with all forms of business practice, it is of critical importance that collaboration be examined from a variety of angles. Recognising that collaboration is not a magic wand is […]