Principles of Creative Collaboration

Innovations often emerge from creative collaboration. People work together creatively to produce something new and different. But what are some principles of creative collaboration?

White Space

White space is where ideas collect, combine and grow into useful innovations. Available white space ensures that there is a place for new ideas or variations on ideas. White space might be blogs, computerized discussion boards, flip charts, white boards, or idea-capturing software. First-shift nurses use logs to communicate to second-shift nurses. On blogs or discussion boards, participants can build on each others’ ideas asynchronously, long after an ideation meeting. During traditional ideation sessions, flip chart ...

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