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Category: 'collaboration' Blog Posts

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This time I don't really mind being wrong

by Jeffrey Mann  |  May 24, 2017

Data sovereignty is a persistent topic in my cloud office inquiries. Many customers want to know where Microsoft Office 365 or Google G Suite will put their emails, files and...

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Why is Productivity Slowing Down?

by Craig Roth  |  January 9, 2017

If you feel less productive than you used to be, you are not alone. A WSJ article from Jan 5 2017 ("The Fed’s Point Man on Productivity") states that "Total...

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What can organizations learn from the Hardy-Ramanujan style of collaboration?

by Manjunath Bhat  |  August 31, 2016

This essay is about fostering collaboration in the workplace using lessons from the Hardy-Ramanujan story. These two people may appear very different on the surface, but are characterized by a...

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Positivity vs. Toxicity

by Carol Rozwell  |  May 16, 2016

So here I am sitting in the Orlando airport (and who hasn't been here) waiting for a flight. This time, the security lines were short and now I realize I...

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Managers! Why are you telling employees you don't want them to collaborate?

by Carol Rozwell  |  April 25, 2016

Collaboration is the oft-stated goal of a myriad of technology deployments from knowledge management to social software to digital workplace. Managers tell Gartner they want to reduce duplicated effort and...

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Watch your language!

by Carol Rozwell  |  February 10, 2016

I’m working on a presentation about diversity for the upcoming Gartner Business Process Transformation and Management Summit in London next month. As I was designing the presentation, I cataloged some of...

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Did you really mean to say that?

by Carol Rozwell  |  December 17, 2015

I’ve been attending a multi-day meeting via video conference. What’s become apparent across a series of presentations is how much we rely on militaristic language to convey our thoughts and,...

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Digital Workplaces Need a Balance of Aptitudes

by Carol Rozwell  |  November 4, 2015

At some point in my childhood I needed glasses. When I got that first pair of spectacles, I began to notice all the other people in my milieu who also...

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All Digital Workplace, All the Time

by Carol Rozwell  |  October 2, 2015

This week was my sandwich week between the Digital Workplace Summit in London which just concluded and Symposium in Orlando next week. What struck me about the meetings during the Summit is...

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How to Collaborate Remotely with Jerks

by Craig Roth  |  June 1, 2015

I have read many articles about how futuristic collaboration technologies, from telepresence conference rooms to virtual worlds, will improve workplace collaboration. Recently, I saw a video of telepresence robots in...

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