Collaboration is not new. Two or more people, teams or organizations have worked together towards a common goal by sharing knowledge, learning and creating something new. Inventing something.
Collaboration, however has come of age. Primarily driven by the need for global operations, the need to speed up innovation and at the same time reduce costs dramatically. Collaboration has to be made simple. Easy to use tools that get adopted across the organization and maximize results.
New age collaboration tools bring in the panache and ease of use to speed up time to benefit businesses. These tools act as your secret weapon to successfully bring people together, enable communication and sharing of knowledge.
Wikis, blogs, conferencing and messaging tools - chat, twitter bring transparency in organizations and allow ideas to bubble up to the top. I think this applies to all companies that want to flourish and benefit from knowledge that is already available inside their organization.
What are your companies doing to make sure they benefit from new age collaboration tools? How are you transforming your business operations and processes to better collaborate? Let’s get some great conversation going here and collaborate!