The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder is holding a new event for incoming freshmen, called “CoLab: Essentials of Collaboration and Innovation.” In this full-day intensive, students will work in teams to develop a new product, devising a strategy for marketing it and pricing it and ultimately building and trying it
The Class of 2012 from many colleges represents a crop of graduates in what some are calling Generation Z, reports Tori Stilwell of the News & Observer, Raleigh, NC. At Duke University, many of these Gen Z’s are part of an InCube living community where the residents share a zest for innovation and business startups.
Management guru Peter Drucker had a knack for anticipating trends. He shaped the formation of how managers could effectively interact with employees, identified the value of the knowledge worker long before it was in vogue, showed us how online learning could supplement and replace costly face-to-face learning. He also recognized that our biggest challenge would be
On the stage at #DSCC11, Tom Collins introduces his three passions: complex systems and engineering, K-12 Education, and collaborative innovation. He may be a man after my heart. Serving concurrent positions at Georgia Tech Research Institute and Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tom is focusing his three passions helping DARPA develop the
Author Steve Shapiro interviews Al Bunshaft, Managing Director North America, Dassault Systemes live from the Dassault Systemes Customer Conference 2011 (#DSCC11). Al shares key highlights from the event, most notably the in-depth customer panel discussions that spanned across multiple industries. Seeing the collaboration and sharing of ideas is key to breakthrough thinking and ties in
In their Harvard Business Review article, “Building a Collaborative Enterprise,” Adler et al. (2011) define collaborative communities as communities that have achieved four conditions: • defining and building a shared purpose • cultivating an ethic of contribution • developing processes that enable people to work together in flexible but disciplined projects • creating an infrastructure