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The Collaborative Organization: A Strategic Guide to Solving Your Internal Business Challenges Using Emerging Social and Collaborative Tools by Jacob Morgan

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fiveControl the Center (What Is It and What Pieces Do You Need?)

In chess, one of the key strategies in the opening is to control the center, but which pieces should be used to make that happen? Who in your organization needs to be involved in the discussion and strategy to make sure the collaboration initiative is successful?

Simply relying on the IT department to deploy and manage collaboration is not effective. Similarly, assuming that business units are going to run with the project is also ineffective. Business unit leaders and IT professionals both need to be involved in making emergent collaboration work.

In the survey that Chess Media Group conducted we found that both business and IT professionals are involved in most deployments, as ...

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