• 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.

  • Nov. 25 2015
  • Janice Scheckter

Understanding the biology of the business ecosystem and survival of the most collaborative

Let’s start with the definition of ecology, which is the study of the interactions between living (biotic) and non-living (abiotic) things.

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