With the pace of change increasing constantly, multiple forces are colliding that make disruption to the status quo inevitable and the ‘new normal’. Emerging disruptive technologies like blockchain, impact of globalisation, calls for greater diversity, social responsibility and sustainability, and adapting to the psychology of millennials while harnessing an ageing workforce are all driving interest in more open, people-centred economic models based on openness, teamwork and sharing.
Increasingly, successful organisations will be those who embrace the opportunities which collaboration offers, to keep businesses ‘in business’. This means companies must fire up and fuel innovation like never before across all functions, grade levels, geographies, partners and customers within, without and among their four walls.
Cross sector collaboration is fast becoming essential to forming part of a defensive strategy to keep ahead of disrupters entering gaps from all sides. What are the tools that businesses can use to help foster this?
Click here for full article that appeared in Disruption Magazine, February 2018