Is Your Organization Collaboratively Intelligent?

They say too much of something is not always a good thing – when you’re not being smart about it. Collaboration is no exception.

Is your organization collaboratively intelligent?

A Collaboratively Intelligent Organization has a culture of sharing, powered by thoughtful people, who access key knowledge, at the speed of need, amplified by community caring, so that in the flow of everyday work, ideas collide for good to create new forms of human and business value.

Design Free or Die Hard

“…a brand needs to know what it believes, and this way it can behave and communicate in ways that are that much stronger” — Nicolas Bordas

 

AND I WOULD ADD IN WAYS THAT ARE MUCH MORE HUMAN

We must all view our unique creation as an act of design. We must value engagement in any capacity from a consumer perspective, be it with an app, with knowledge or the person scanning your rewards card at the local grocery store. Experiences no longer happen to us, we happen to them and we co-design them based on how we show up to an encounter with people, process, technology and art.

WE ARE SMARTER OUTSIDE THE SILOS OF A FUNCTION-BASED CUBICLE FOREST

Boxes are not meant to serve as workspaces that create a maze instead of amazing opportunities to collaborate. Boxes are meant to be understood from the inside, inspected from the outside and redesigned in a way that makes the lives of the masses more fun, enjoyable —basically more awesome.

 

The earth is not flat, so there’s no excuse to think this way in the workplace no matter what you signed for on the dotted line. The more you “NO” the better. ~ Salima

 

Original Post: Nicolas Bordas, Vice President at TBWA/Europe and President of BEING Worldwide: HTTP://OW.LY/PP0Y7