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Why Your Company Needs A Chief Collaboration Officer

Why Your Company Needs A Chief Collaboration Officer
Collaboration. It’s a $1 billion industry, according to an ABI Research study on worker mobility and enterprise social collaboration. And it's projected to grow to $3.5 billion by 2016. No wonder lots of ink has been spilled on this business buzzword on everything from how to start (hint: build trust) to doing it better with social platforms, to using it as a way to achieve that holy grail of business: innovation. Two years ago, the Harvard Business Review even touted the need for another C-suite executive: the CCO. But in an ideal scenario, this most critical of business strategies would have a dedicated individual toiling to make collaboration part of the daily doings of the company. Todd Etter, one of the founders of the multimedia financial-services company that dishes advice on stocks and personal finance, has held the title for the past two years. They even have proof. Understand What Collaboration Is...and What It Isn’t Use Responsibly Brainstorm Effectively Hack the "Hackathon" Related:  Management et travail collaboratif/coopératifJOBS

Le facilitateur: Nouvelle génération - Stormz Le facilitateur... Voilà un mot qui peut évoquer bien des choses pour ceux qui ne connaissent pas, ou peu, ce à quoi renvoit ce terme. Les initiés, en revanche, vont s'imaginer quelque chose de tout à fait précis, peut-être un peu trop même. Le facilitateur, habituellement, est celui qui permet de fluidifier la collaboration, celui dont l’expertise tient à libérer l’intelligence collective et le potentiel du groupe par la connaissance des dynamiques collectives, positives comme négatives, pour favoriser les premières et obstruer les secondes. Mais le facilitateur, dans sa forme classique, n’est en général adapté que pour les petits groupes, restreints, resserrés, « gérables ». Eh bien, il y a dans cette vison du facilitateur une part indéniable de vérité. Mais qui décèle également un aveu cinglant de faiblesse et un manque cruel de courage. Puis, l’application Stormz, notre technologie unique mise à disposition des participants via les tablettes distribuées en début d’atelier.

Who Should be Your Chief Collaboration Officer? - Morten T. Hansen and Scott Tapp by Morten T. Hansen and Scott Tapp | 8:59 AM October 11, 2010 Companies need an executive responsible for integrating the enterprise — a Chief Collaboration Officer (CCO). And who’s in charge of such an effort? You may say, “sure, that’s the CEO’s role.” The current CIO. Other candidates may also exist, such as Chief Technology Officers in high-tech companies. So what should a Chief Collaboration Officer do? Soon Brian will discover the truth about the Chief Collaboration Office role: while he is responsible for driving the collaboration effort, he needs to do so by working with his peers. So, do you think you need a Chief Collaboration Officer, and who do you think it should be? Morten T.

Managers Need to Up Their Game with Social Media - Anthony J. Bradley and Mark P. McDonald by Anthony J. Bradley and Mark P. McDonald | 11:47 AM March 26, 2012 Using social media to accomplish a meaningful purpose involves more than providing new technology and praying for success. Successful mass collaboration places new requirements on an organization, particularly its managers. Why? Unfortunately, this control is the antithesis of collaboration. While it sounds obvious that managers can compromise collaboration with prescriptive control, the relationship between resources, responsibility, and management is one of the most frequently asked questions in organizations looking to apply social media to achieving meaningful business purposes. Manager as Guide Effective managers in social organizations embrace a different style of management and leadership. Participation. Participation, purpose, and performance represent the goals for guiding management and the requirements for effective managers/sponsors in mass collaboration.

Le top 5 pour créer un climat de travail riche et stimulant – Le leader facilitateur | Ghislaine Labelle Le leader facilitateur Les conflits génèrent des climats difficiles, c’est connu. Afin de préserver son climat de travail, le leader d’équipe veillera à s’impliquer rapidement à la résolution des conflits auprès de ses collaborateurs en agissant comme facilitateur ou réconciliateur. En fait, plus vous serez proactifs à gérer les conflits et à les résoudre, plus vous obtiendrez aisément la collaboration des personnes impliquées. Dans l’approche de collaboration, le leader facilitateur favorise un dialogue ouvert où les collaborateurs seront amenés à mieux comprendre et accepter leurs différences, à comprendre les besoins de l’autre. Par le simple fait d’avoir exercé son leadership relationnel auprès de ses collaborateurs, le leader facilitateur gagne en crédibilité. Dans sa gestion quotidienne, le leader facilitateur porte une attention particulière aux attitudes et aux comportements qui ont un impact sur son climat de travail. Bonne pratique. Ghislaine Labelle, M.

The Long March from Crowdsourcing to a Global Meritocracy OK, this isn't working anymore. Too many people either don't have a job or the ones that do are predominantly dissatisfied. We've been talking about networked organisations and distributed work for decades, but productivity gains have been dim the past ten years. But because neither renovation nor innovation did catch up at the speed of our economic development, we crashed. Bruno is a European-born entrepreneur currently busy building a simple marketplace for professional services, work|i|o. Here's how it could work. Currently the not perfectly labelled crowdsourcing is associated with the negative touch of cheap designer specwork and lowest possible labour costs. The reason we have company structures and processes, and by now organizations that are being deemed not only too big to fail but also too big to run, is that it was the most efficient way since the industrial revolution. So why again is the relationship revolving around permanent affiliation, and not expertise?

Does Your Executive Team Need To Tweet To Create A Social Business? Do you think you need to be an expert at something to inspire others? The methods of motivation and leadership are many and varied, but undoubtedly leading by doing is one of the more successful. This especially seems to be the case in the technical world where we require our leaders to appreciate what we do, to talk our language and champion our cause to their peers. So new research by social software company should be cause for concern for anyone with an interest in creating social businesses. So do CIOs of the biggest companies share their thoughts on Twitter or hang out with their peers on LinkedIn? It seems reasonable to believe that executives cannot be expected to be experts in every domain under their remit, of course not. Could it be that executives have privacy concerns and believe that the things they have to share with the world aren’t really the kind of things they should be sharing with the world. Maybe it’s a time issue. Does it matter? What about you?

Formation pour faciliter des ateliers collaboratifs Les réunions auxquelles vous assistez ressemblent-elles à cela? Après quelques monologues, tout le monde fini par parler en même temps. Le fil de la discussion est décousu ; les digressions s’enchaînent les unes après les autres. Vous sortez de la réunion déçu(e) d’avoir perdu votre temps. Vous souhaitez que cela change. Pour y remédier nous vous proposons : D’acquérir les moyens théoriques et pratiques pour faciliter la collaboration.D’intégrer les fondamentaux de la posture de Facilitateur.D’expérimenter et de ressentir une dynamique collaborative pendant 3 jours. L’atelier collaboratif est un moyen accessible à tous de développer l’engagement individuel et la performance collective autour de projets professionnels. Faciliter un atelier collaboratif, c’est toute une démarche et une posture qui ne sont pas innées mais accessible à toute personne ayant déjà une solide expérience de l’animation de réunions. Les questions auxquelles nous apportons des réponses: Les modalités *Mail antispam*

The Global Talent Crisis By Edward Gordon The Futurist, September-October 2009 Contrary to popular opinion, there are plenty of open jobs. What's missing are candidates with skills. We are in the midst of a global job and talent upheaval, the most remarkable of any job and talent change since the Industrial Revolution and encompassing every aspect of the global economy. The dawning of a new industrial age, a period characterized by a growing need for highly skilled technical workers, is driving this revolution. In the United States, the official unemployment rate is projected to top out at near 10.5% by 2010. This is a familiar refrain; we've been hearing alarms about the skills gap for years. Clearing the Decks: What Today's Downturn Means for Tomorrow's Job Market Over the last 10 years, the real U.S. economy did grow. The United States has outsourced advanced technological production, design, and management capacity. In Search of Technical Talent Today's U.S. employment picture is extremely muddled.

Data: Composition of a Corporate Social Media Team How are today’s social media teams structured? Ever wonder who’s behind those corporate Twitter and Facebook accounts? Think there’s more to it than an intern just tweeting haphazardly? This data, in the below graphic, is compiled from Altimeter’s recent survey to 144 global national corporations with over 1000 employees shows how today’s teams in 2011 are breaking down. Finding: A Social Media Team Consists of Four Major FunctionsWhile the team size may vary, it’s important to understand the components of a team. Leadership Team: We found 1.5 folks are focused on leadership and vision, the most common title is the Corporate Social Strategist, and we published a research report discussing the aspirations and challenges of this Open Leader, and how they organize internally. Applying This Data To Your Program Averages are helpful, but only if we can apply this to your business, and because it’s not easy to publish about all the variations, here’s how to apply it to your business:

IRECUS NOUVEAU - MBA Gestion des coopératives et des mutuelles Le MBA régime coopératif - à temps plein avec stage et mentorat – ayant un cheminement particulier en gestion des coopératives et des mutuelles, accueillera sa première cohorte à l'automne 2015. Bien que les coopératives et les mutuelles répondent de manière exemplaire aux défis actuels, les programmes universitaires demeurent orientés vers l’entreprise privée traditionnelle. Dans un contexte où domine la soif de profit sur le capital, l’IRECUS est un petit « village gaulois » qui se spécialise dans la réflexion et dans la gestion centrées sur un autre projet de société pour un monde plus durable. L’IRECUS offre un nouveau programme de formation unique, le MBA Gestion des coopératives et des mutuelles. Appui aux étudiants de doctorat Réputation internationale L’expertise de l’IRECUS lui vaut une réputation de premier calibre en coopération internationale (prix d’excellence de l’ACDI en 1999, prix de ACE en 2008). Expérience pratique

How To Find Meaningful Work It’s a phenomenon that has become increasingly apparent over the last five years: For many people, the ideal job has morphed from one that offers lots of money to one that offers meaning--and a competitive salary doesn’t hurt, either. It isn’t just that people are rejecting jobs at large financial institutions with questionable morals (see this New York Times article on Wall Street’s campus recruiting crisis). Jobseekers today want a position that makes them feel good inside. ReWork, a startup that came out of the 2011 Unreasonable Institute, may be the first company that places young professionals directly with "disruptive, world changing organizations"--including non-profits and all manner of triple-bottom-line businesses. Anyone interested in getting a job through ReWork fills out an application on the website. ReWork currently works with 15 to 25 companies (for now, most are in Pittsburgh and Boulder, Colorado, but that will change).