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Collaboration

What's a Social Business? Look Beyond the Tweets and Likes

Graham Kittle | Posted 06.23.2013 | Technology
Graham Kittle

Every company these days knows they have to get social. Yet often, even when organizations think they're embracing social media in a big way, they aren't. For most companies, social means marketing. It equals Facebook likes and Twitter followers. But that's just the price of entry into the social world we -- the 1.5 billion people using social networks -- are crafting around us.

A Trend That Could Change Everything, Collaborations Across Generations -- And What It Means for Causes, Nonprofits and Social Enterprises

Jeffrey Walker | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Walker

Today's B-school students and recent graduates are eager to connect with experienced business people and work collaboratively on the big social issues of the day, from poverty and health care to education and the environment. These collaborations can be extraordinarily powerful.

Managing Collaborators No Matter Where They Sit

Daryl Twitchell | Posted 06.17.2013 | Business
Daryl Twitchell

What's needed is an altered idea of "workspace." The first question to be answered is what it's always been: How does a particular team work best?

"Fearless Philanthropy: Reaching Out, Taking Risks and Achieving More": A Conversation with Jean Case

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

I had a chance to talk with Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation, about their commitment to make big bets, innovate, learn from failure, collaborate and do it all with a sense of urgency.

Think of Others If You Want Bigger, Better Ideas

James Allen | Posted 06.06.2013 | Business
James Allen

Struggling with a tricky problem? Pass it on to someone else. Sounds tempting? Here are a number of reasons why it might be your best course of action.

Backcasting to the Future

Valerie Keller | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Valerie Keller

The impact of 'backcasting' is palpable and transformative. The biggest 'ah-ha' moment from immersing oneself in a future world is a striking awareness of the interdependencies of all systems.

The Age of Collaborative Marketing Has Arrived

Jure Klepic | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Jure Klepic

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was once famously quoted as saying that "A more open and connected world will help create...more authentic businesses and better products and services." That vision is already being realized, and its name is collaborative marketing.

Freefalling Ethnographer: An Argument for Integrated Teamwork

Carrie Yury | Posted 06.01.2013 | Small Business
Carrie Yury

A recent debate in the larger design/research community has got me thinking about how I ended up valuing collaborative work, and why I think it's so important.

Leadership: What's Love Got to Do With It?

Jan Birchfield, Ph.D | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
Jan Birchfield, Ph.D

To mobilize and inspire others requires that a leader understand where a person finds his/her connection to this life force.

Together, Science and Art Can Provide Answers in Search for Truth

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 05.21.2013 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

To those who are uninformed and not exposed to significant experiences or opportunities for education in the arts, the visual arts are often relegated to the same realms as pseudoscience.

A New Pope for a New World

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Business
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

Teaming is not only an important skill for Christian leaders and workers; it is fast becoming the skill of the age.

Now Hear This: SXSW Shingerview With David Noël, VP of Community, Soundcloud

David Shing | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
David Shing

The latest and hottest start-ups aren't coming from Silicon Valley anymore. David Noël is the VP of Community at Soundcloud, which is based in Berlin. Here he talks with me about creative collaboration and how Soundcloud is enabling it between artists and fans.

Construction IT (Finally) Completes the 'Tower of Babel': Interview with Aconex CEO Leigh Jasper

James Grundvig | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

Whatever the Tower of Babel may represent, one thing is clear: Construction Tech has been an IT laggard since the first Apple computer went to market.

Childhood Cancer, My Road Map

Jonathan Agin | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

It is easy for me to write about childhood cancer in many respects. It matters to me. It touched me personally through the diagnosis and loss of my amazing daughter Alexis. Where I think the struggle lies is changing the entire landscape with respect to fighting the disease.

Save the World With Collaborative Leadership

Jeffrey Walker | Posted 05.11.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Walker

We still have a lot to learn about how to create long-lasting, cross-cutting, highly effective collaborations. New models are being devised and tested every day. But there's no doubt that collaboration will be key to the future survival and success of humankind.

Telecommuting Kills Creativity: What the Research Says About Yahoo's New Work Policy

Dr. R. Keith Sawyer | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business
Dr. R. Keith Sawyer

Everyone is pissed off about Yahoo's new ban on working from home. Or at least, that's what the media coverage seems to suggest. But none of these news articles have asked a basic question: What does the research show?

We Need Each Other!

Ronit Herzfeld | Posted 05.07.2013 | Impact
Ronit Herzfeld

There are hundreds of thousands of us who feel this energetic drive to bring into our world a new way of being and relating.

SXSWedu Launches Next Big Idea: Inclusive Competitiveness

Mike Green | Posted 05.04.2013 | Black Voices
Mike Green

No inclusive innovation framework or economic transformation can be developed without strong support from local institutional powers.

Children Naturally Want To Show What They Know

Chris Abraham | Posted 05.04.2013 | TED Weekends
Chris Abraham

2013-02-27-tedprizepullEach and every opportunity we have to collaborate, entice, introduce, facilitate, and amplify the ideas and creations of the other -- to keep curious and engaged -- seems more than worthwhile to me.

Teleworking a Deal Breaker?

Rose Stanley | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business
Rose Stanley

The higher an organization rates itself as having a flexible culture, the lower the organization's voluntary turnover rate.

The Reinvention of Work: Projects Not Positions

Russell C. Smith | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business
Russell C. Smith

Over the last 20 years work has been reinvented, restructured, and rebooted. The top-tier and bottom level of what working means has been redefined by corporations, visionaries, technologies and individuals.

YouTube Stars Take To MTV To Premiere Music Videos (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.27.2013 | Media
Shira Lazar

As a bonafide YouTube star, DeStorm is still cranking out roughly nine videos a week, including his daily vlogs, video on his second channel, and a big music video on his main channel.

Effective Collaboration

Marcia Wieder | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business
Marcia Wieder

Welcome to the generation of effective and generous collaboration. Gone are the days where it was every man for himself at the office. With the Intern...

Your Start-Up Life with the Woman Who Remade New York

Rana Florida | Posted 04.20.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

Your Start-Up Life is a business advice column by Rana Florida, Author of Upgrade (McGraw-Hill, September 2013) and CEO of the Creative Class Group. ...

Only Radical Thinking Will Make University Education Affordable

John M. Eger | Posted 04.16.2013 | College
John M. Eger

If we really want to be more accessible, more affordable, more efficient at delivering basic college education to more students, we need to ask how we can collaborate, where we can work together, and determine what we can do that is so unique to our university that it becomes our mission.