Archive for the ‘Collaboration’ Category

Tackling large domains in communities of practice

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 16, 2008
Filed in Collaboration

One of our clients is a large engineering firm (perhaps Australia’s largest) and I’ve been working with them over that last 12 months helping to …

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Seven personal skills for effective collaboration

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 3, 2008
Filed in Collaboration

It’s easy to talk about what collaboration is or is not or the types of collaboration. What’s difficult is to change your practices (read behaviours) …

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Being a connector has its risks

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 25, 2008
Filed in Collaboration

New research has shown that we notice popular people and don’t notice unpopular people. OK, so we probably didn’t need research to tell us that …

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Collaboration by design

Posted by  Mark Schenk —July 7, 2008
Filed in Collaboration

Lend Lease has pretty good lineage when it comes to innovative practices on the KM front. Their iKonnect program started in 2000 and is a …

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Vital behaviours for communities of practice

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 27, 2008
Filed in Collaboration

Over at the Influencer blog David Maxfield has written a four post series on improving teamwork based on one of the key insights from his …

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A column in The Sydney Morning Herald on collaboration

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 16, 2008
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Today I have a short column in SMH on the theme of team and community collaboration for small to medium enterprises.

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Collaboration paper generating interest

Posted by  Mark Schenk —June 13, 2008
Filed in Collaboration

Our recent whitepaper ‘ Building a Collaborative Workplace‘ is generating some interest. An edited version was published in BRW last week and last night I …

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Intentional communities and designing for emergence

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 10, 2008
Filed in Collaboration

A couple of years ago we helped the Australian Army establish three communities of practice around these domains: doctrine, urban warfare and air manoeuvre. In …

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Collaboration featured in BRW

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 5, 2008
Filed in Collaboration

Today a modified version of our paper on collaboration appears in the BRW (Business Review Weekly). I’m pleased to see the mainstream business press is …

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Conversation is king

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 4, 2008
Filed in Collaboration

Cory Doctorow made the observation, Conversation is king. Content is just something to talk about. I was reminded of this insight, which I gleaned from …

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