collaboration

iCrossing’s Collaboratory Helps Brands Disrupt Themselves

Constance DeCherney is a young marketer with a big new job--creating a special operation inside digital marketing expert iCrossing, hosting mini-summits to bring brands together with landscape-changing startups. Clients like Toyota get together with groups...

Collaborating Across a Multigenerational Workforce

Most managers who work alongside recent college graduates know first hand that communicating and collaborating with this new breed of subordinates can be tricky. Dave Buchholz, director of consumerization for Intel IT, recalled a time...

A Big Victory for the Sharing Economy

A New York City Airbnb host has won an appeal with the New York City Environmental Control Board after being fined for renting out a room in his apartment, Airbnb reported on its Public Policy...

As the Maker Movement Surges, So Do “Stories” of Creation

On a stretch of San Francisco's Mission Street where multi-tenant housing residents, a homeless population, and employees of the hulking Federal building tensely coexist, a “civic hack” is transforming a vacant building. The two-month [freespace]...

What the Sharing Economy Means for Business

With digital peer-to-peer platforms emerging in dozens of vertical markets, the sharing economy appears to be in its own Cambrian explosion of diversity. Participants share cars, bicycles, houses, clothing, tools, and a growing array of...

Has the Sharing Economy Already Left Zipcar Behind?

Zipcar was a harbinger of the new sharing economy, but according to Arun Sundararajan of The Harvard Business Review, because the company has to maintain a fleet of vehicles, its business model is really no...

Working from Home Together: How Companies Use Collaboration Tools to Connect Home-based Workers

Working from home has become the norm for many corporate employees. One in five employees worldwide ‘telecommute' on a regular basis. In the United States, more than 26 million people work from home on a...

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