Virtual Roundtables: Using Technology to Build Learning Communities

Jonathan Winter

The Career Innovation Group


BY THE EARLY 2000s, bringing together busy executives from around the world for face-to-face innovation events was proving more and more difficult. But such events were important to us as a research and development organization (and membership organization) with a strong ethos of collaboration and knowledge sharing. Thus, alongside a decreasing number of face-to-face events, we introduced “Hot Topic” teleconferences, which came to be called Virtual Roundtables. Their purpose is to share and distil the wisdom of diverse large organizations ...

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