Month: May 2015

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What do the following people have in common: John Spencer, Carly Stec, Rachel Botsman, Andre Bourque, Rickard Hansson and Ronald Barba? Answer: They all wrote very interesting pieces on different aspects of collaboration. Being part of the community of collaboration practitioners, ROADMENDER is delighted to share this week’s […]

Enterprising Collaboratives: an alternative way to get major projects off the ground

Enterprising Collaboratives (EC) are one of the models of collaboration created by ROADMENDER. This particular model emerged after years of mixed activities: designing collaborations; facilitating workshops; analysing collaborations, old and new; researching and testing new concepts; innovating; and discussing with like-minded professionals as well those who were new […]

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So many things impact on collaboration. It is not always an easy task to keep everything under control but it is critical nevertheless. This week’s selection of recommended reading is a reflection on the diversity of some of the angles from which collaboration can be considered during both […]

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When I read that two automotive giants, Toyota and Mazda, are looking to collaborate by sharing their technologies, I thought that it pretty much reflected business norm. But then I reminded myself that in reality collaboration between competitors on such a deep level is not a simple process. […]

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The golf course has always been a great place to discuss business. Now golfers have a good opportunity to talk about collaboration – in golf that is. In this week’s edition of recommended reading, we include an article that explains how the heads of five of the United […]

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According to a recent report by Deloitte, businesses that ignore collaboration are vastly outperformed by their competition. Only 20% of the ‘we don’t care for collaboration’ type of businesses manage to beat the competition. So the question is, what will business look like in the year 2025? If […]