Tag: technology and collaboration

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The staying power of collaboration as a business strategy is a powerful reminder to business leaders that a truly competitive business can’t really ignore collaboration any more than it can its ICT, Marketing and Comms or HR strategies.  Two very commonly observed factors that prevent some from embracing […]

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A rising aspect of collaboration is the human-machine work coexistence.  A steady increase in this specific form of collaboration is also raising quite a concern: technological unemployment.  Study after study confirms people are convinced that robots will take over a lot of human jobs.  The Pew Research Centre […]

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One sure sign that collaboration is becoming an indispensable part of business strategy for smart businesses that understand competitive advantage, is an increasing investment in collaboration-focused technology. A very exciting aspect of this is immersive technology. How technology might shape collaboration is yet to be seen. Ultimately it […]

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Is it too late to add another New Year’s resolution?  I reckon it’s not.  So my pledge is to increase the rate of collaboration.  It will definitely pay off in the long run, even though it can be a bit demanding in the short term.  For those who […]

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A searing issue right now is employee engagement. Businesses of all sizes are affected and, in the post GFC era, business competitiveness simply does not make sense unless the issue of overwhelming disengagement on the part of employees is tackled head-on. Engagement of staff has a lot to […]

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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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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 […]