[EN] Innovation: Diverse Teams outperform, network your Organization

Great posting on the 4 things you need for an innovative culture. My favorite one is of course on collaboration: All too often, we think of innovation as the work of lone geniuses who, in a flash of inspiration, arrive at a eureka moment. Yet the truth is that research shows that the high value … [EN] Innovation: Diverse Teams outperform, network your Organization weiterlesen

[EN] Why Social Collaboration fails: Old Habits and Persistence, Command and Control

The obvious question is: Why the corporate social network lacks the participation and lively zest found in consumer social media systems? And what can be done about it? Source: Learning from HBR: Making corporate social network collaboration successful - Work Monkey Labs Interesting thoughts on the lack of adoption of Collaboration software and Enterprise Social … [EN] Why Social Collaboration fails: Old Habits and Persistence, Command and Control weiterlesen

[EN] The real Collaboration Challenge: Get your Employees interested. And give them a Hand … After all

Great article by Paul Rubens on Computerworld Malaysia with a lot of truth: The real challenge is to get your employees adopting your solution (whatever it is): "G2 Crowd found that only four platforms could regularly boast adoption rates above 75 percent, and no product achieved 100 percent adoption." Companies are going to invest in … [EN] The real Collaboration Challenge: Get your Employees interested. And give them a Hand … After all weiterlesen

[EN] AI Is More Than Machine Automation: It’s About Human Augmentation

Great read on Artificial Intelligence and how we should approach, control and manage it: AI to Augment Human Processes he future of AI in the workplace is not about AI as a crutch, automating tasks and removing responsibility. Those who employ AI in this way face a future where the human eventually has nothing to … [EN] AI Is More Than Machine Automation: It’s About Human Augmentation weiterlesen

[EN] Whitepaper: Cognitive Systems And The Workplace Of The Future – Creating new forms of employee engagement through intelligent IT

The article and the Whitepaper are in my opinion a must read for everybody thinking about the Workplace of the Future: The way we work is undergoing a major shift. We expect the same kind of intuitive, tactile experience with our workplace technology that we now take for granted with our smartphones, tablets and gaming … [EN] Whitepaper: Cognitive Systems And The Workplace Of The Future – Creating new forms of employee engagement through intelligent IT weiterlesen

[EN] Communication & Collaboration: Generational Preferences at Work

I think the distinction in the different generations from Baby Boomers up to Generation Z is very often to stereotype. Baby boomers can behave like Millenials and vice versa. Nevertheless I found this graphic from Avanade quite useful illustrating the different working and communication styles: And these quotes fit perfect into the picture. The Most … [EN] Communication & Collaboration: Generational Preferences at Work weiterlesen

[EN] Collaboration: „Unifying Systems behind simple, intelligent and elegant User Interfaces“

I do agree with the conclusion, that we need a simple, intelligent and elegant user interface. According to McKinsey, the average worker spends 28 percent of their day dealing with email. This time, they argue, can be unlocked through the use of social and collaborative tools, raising the productivity of knowledge workers by 20 to … [EN] Collaboration: „Unifying Systems behind simple, intelligent and elegant User Interfaces“ weiterlesen

Does IBM Watson Workspace have a chance?

"The collaboration buzz is back at IBM." This is what, No Jitter editor Beth Schultz wrote back in July after IBM's appointment of Inhi Cho Suh to GM of Collaboration Solutions, and the announcement of the partnership with Cisco. This is even more true today after the World of Watson took place last week in … Does IBM Watson Workspace have a chance? weiterlesen

[EN] The Future of Collaboration: No longer Slave to one Rhythm, instead Rhythm is a Dancer

The discussion is on again, One-vendor-for-all-things or Best-of-Breed: The one-vendor-for-all-things-enterprise approach has no place in today’s business landscape, Levie says. “When you have providers of technology that focus on a specific area and build a best-of-breed technology, we just know empirically that customers get more innovation from that provider than a company that sort of … [EN] The Future of Collaboration: No longer Slave to one Rhythm, instead Rhythm is a Dancer weiterlesen

[EN] At Work: We need more than just the Central Information Feed, we need Artificial Intelligence augmenting our Human Intelligence

Very interesting posting: But over the past 10 years, as consumers of social media, we’ve become trained to receive and engage with information in the form of a feed. It’s now natural to us. ... Social feeds are now intelligent, can figure out what you like – and what you dislike – and sort the … [EN] At Work: We need more than just the Central Information Feed, we need Artificial Intelligence augmenting our Human Intelligence weiterlesen