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Cisco Blog » Collaboration: The Long Journey

Good post from Mike Gotta, now at Cisco focusing on collaboration. Collaboration has been around for a long time, but is not always very successful. The post includes a set of imperatives when rolling out collaboration solutions, including support for mobile devices and contextual design.

But the most important aspect (which is not new), is this:

More importantly, we need to think of collaboration foremost as something that is not defined by tools at all. Collaboration is better thought of as a relationship among its participants. Connecting people to people is the core of collaboration – tools simple mediate their interactions.

via Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Collaboration: The Long Journey.

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Written by tstaley

October 12, 2010 at 6:27 am

Posted in Collaboration

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