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.
The holiday season is upon us, and shopping stress is increasing. Gift-giving is a wonderful tradition, but one which also requires quite some work. Unfortunately, the amount of available free time is always the same, which will punctually translate in hectic weeks ahead, long queues, and general research frenzy in order to find the right presents. Right? Not quite so.
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.
Brainstorming is often the only solution to the complex business problems we face every day.
Unfortunately though, brainstorming is not always effective, either due to group dynamics, or simply because the situation requires a complete paradigm shift. This is especially true when innovation is at stake and none of the traditional business processes can be used.
Flexibility, BYOD, v-teams, co-working, freelancing, outsourcing… In the modern world, each innovation in technology is considered the ultimate evidence that the business world is on the verge of a radical change. The reality often looks much less dramatic. Here at IBV, we like to talk in more concrete terms.
Windows 10 just arrived! If you want a chance to download and install the technical preview just register for the Windows Insider Program and you will also be able to participate to the feedback program. Here at IBV, we are going to install it on a virtual machine and in