collaboration

If collaboration is so great, why is it so difficult?

If collaboration is so great, why is it so difficult?
Collaboration is effective. Human survival depends on it, and great human achievements stand in testament. But anyone who has sat on a committee,...Read more

Which aspect of collaboration is most difficult for you?

If collaboration is so great, why is it so difficult?
Collaboration is effective. Human survival depends on it, and great human achievements stand in testament. But anyone who has sat on a committee, organized a community, or led an open source software community knows it can be very difficult.Read more

How to build an open data initiative for your city

How to build an open data initiative for your city
Montréal Ouvert is a citizens’ initiative to obtain a formal open data policy for the city of Montréal, Canada. Launched by four Montrealers in...Read more

Pharma: Start your engines!

Two Formula 1 McLarens
In a rare but interesting example of pharma's willingness to look outside its own industry for innovation, GlaxoSmithKline is teaming with Formula 1'...Read more

SPARKcon: Igniting creative thinkers with open source

SPARKcon: Organizing creative thinkers with open source
How do you celebrate the creativity of your community without falling into a rigid planning process? You open source it. By tapping into individuals...Read more

Is your intranet fit for the future?

What would it look like if the rapidly-evolving social world of Web 2.0 collided with the sterile and static corporate Intranet? What would happen if...Read more

How to build a sustainable nonprofit the open source way

How to build a sustainable nonprofit the open source way
Building a broadly impactful and long-lasting nonprofit is no easy task. In addition to formulating a long-term mission, establishing community...Read more

Can an open, collaborative approach still work when not everyone has opted in?

Over the past two weeks, I've been reading the book Power and Love by Adam Kahane (thanks to Eugene Eric Kim for the recommendation).Read more