• Feb. 4 2016
  • Janice Scheckter

Collaboration is changing the world

FROM PECHA KUCHA JOHANNESBURG

27 JANUARY 2016 - the slides and the transcript

1. Collaboration is the new black and it’s changing the world, often in the most unexpected ways. Thanks to Pecha Kucha Johannesburg for being curious enough around the topic. The image was taken in Tahrir Square in Cairo at the height of the Arab Spring in 2011. People silenced for many years gathered in their thousands. 

 

 

  • Jan. 27 2016
  • Janice Scheckter

My bizarre envy of Newark, New Jersey A city collaboration that became the model of transformation

I am envious of Newark and I’ve never been there. I don’t want to live there either, but I wish I could bottle some of the collaborative magic that has transformed this city and bring it back to Joburg, my city that I love and hate - all at the same time.

  • Jan. 21 2016
  • Janice Scheckter

Millennials and Collaboration – the perfect fit

By 2020, millennials will make up 50% of the workforce, and 88% of them currently say that they prefer an environment that is collaborative over one that's competitive.

  • Jan. 13 2016
  • Janice Scheckter

Collaboration is not the hottest trend for 2016

Content and the re-emergence of email marketing are trends. Video content is a trend. Web Real-Time Communication (WebRTC) (1) is a trend. Collaboration is an era, it’s an economy and mostly it’s a global operating system.

With deepest gratitude to Chinamanda Adichie and how we think of A Better Africa

The danger of a single story is the title of Chinamanda Adichie’s TED talk given in 2009, which a friend just shared. Adichie talks of the many single stories told of Africa where as a continent we’re thought of as a collection of poverty stricken, war torn regions waiting for the west to save us from ourselves.

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