Are you looking for an easy way to become more productive using digital tools? Sadly, there is no secret to be perfectly productive 100% of the time. BUT, we have the tools to make it a lot easier for 99% of the time! In this blog post we will show
The Challenge – How to create digital Mind Maps in groups? A couple of years ago, computer-based mind-mapping tools were much slower than pen and paper or whiteboards. Today, things are different. Digital ink and touch technologies have matured, and can now fully replace analog handwriting. New devices supporting pen
First off, Agile Methodology is not really a methodology but rather a set of core values and principles to approach software development in a different way. Agile usually refers to software development but it can also be applied to other processes and activity/empirical approaches. There are 2 ways to approach
Co-creation and knowledge sharing are two key aspects when it comes to teamwork, even more so in the era of digital transformation. When working from the same location, these processes take place in a meeting room or on a shared desk with documents, flip charts and more, while discussing in person. What happens though when a team is spread across different locations, i.e. with a virtual team? Is there anything such as a virtual desk?
Sticky Notes are widely used in the real world for brainstorming, workshops, team activities (and even post-it wars!). In CollaBoard, you can do everything with Sticky Notes as you would offline, and much more. Let’s have a detailed look at three scenarios for using (virtual) Sticky Notes in CollaBoard.
Having constantly productive virtual meetings is an ongoing challenge. There are many factors influencing the success of a virtual meeting, and generally, of a virtual team. Controlling and improving all of them is very difficult, if not impossible. So how to make virtual meetings more effective? What we found out is that engaging in a more personal way during and after meetings increases the level of attention. We therefore put together some tips for you to make your meetings more personal.
Group work at school, university and even at the office can be a challenging assignment. It is necessary to have all team members understand each other, contribute, find compromises and reach a consistent outcome in a limited amount of time. Still, it doesn’t need to be difficult. With a few simple strategies, you can dramatically improve collaboration in your team and make group work more effective. Here are five common issues of group work solved for you.
Imagine how productive your team would be if you could dramatically improve collaboration in your workplace. No more delays, unalignment, or duplicate work to stall your business, hinder your progress and make you lose precious time. Great collaboration brings increases in profit and is for some the secret to success; it is a subject that has been attracting a renewed attention in the past few years.
Last week we talked about Gamestorming, brainstorming with the use of games. As you may recall, Gamestorming techniques spread in 1970’s Silicon Valley to help teams overcome the limitations imposed by group and thought dynamics in traditional brainstorming. One of these limitations, for instance, is the fact that some employees are more extrovert than others, and thus tend to dominate traditional brainstorming sessions, whereas more reserved employees hesitate to speak up.