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Collaborate with your Competitors to Govern Your Master Data?

by Andrew White  |  July 3, 2018

Could you collaborate with your competitors - and partners - to create and govern your master data?  Sure, why not? I saw an interesting article in today's US print edition...

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Enterprise Collaboration: Still Wandering in the Desert

by Craig Roth  |  February 15, 2018

Information workers may sit in a sea of fuzzy cubes, spread across windowless floors lit by fluorescent lights, but when it comes time to collaborate they are often wandering the...

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When Does Usage Not Translate to Value?

by Craig Roth  |  February 5, 2018

I've talked to many clients about how to increase usage of collaboration and content tools and I always clarify upfront whether they want to drive usage or value. Those two...

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The Unique Fundamentals of: Collaboration, Content, and Digital Workplace

by Craig Roth  |  January 3, 2018

What are the unique fundamentals of the collaboration, content, and digital workplace space that make it unique?  I don't mean what the current trends are - we write a lot about...

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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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