If you are new to SharpCloud one of the first decisions you will have to make is how you can best put SharpCloud to work in your business, to help improve your communication, collaboration capability, decision making and overall productivity. In the Story below, I have shared a selection of stories that I have created since [...]
BS 11000 is the British Standard (soon to become ISO 11000) that provides a tried and tested framework for business collaboration in order to improve performance and enhance business relationships. Taking a collaborative approach will bring both tangible and intangible benefits to your business, from better cost management, resource utilisation and business innovations, to improved [...]
I’ve worked in a great variety of roles over the past 25 years, from coaching my local rugby teams to serving as a process control engineer, manager, consultant and business leader for several global organisations. However, at every stage of my career, the common thread has been my interest in helping people work more effectively [...]
Stakeholder Engagement and understanding the interfaces with other organisations and teams is a critical part of an overall collaboration approach to deliver projects and initiatives successfully. Here is a simple and easy to use Stakeholder Engagement Management Tool that you can start using immediately. Do you know how engaged and supportive your stakeholders are?
People who are multi-tasking while in online meetings may not be as productive as you think. Focusing on the task in hand and getting stuff done and completed is very satisfying and highly productive. Discover how you can make your online meeting dynamic, interesting and fully engaging so people would never think about checking their email again, in case they miss something important.
There is a time when all business relationships come to an end. Knowing when to disengage and how is key for your business continuity and for making sure future collaborative opportunities are possible. Do you have a joint exit strategy in place for your current and future business relationships?
After you have established your collaboration strategy, determined your collaboration profile, selected a partner to collaborate with and have started to create value, you need to make sure you stay together. Clause 9 in BS 11000 focuses on the activities that you have to jointly undertake to help you maximise the benefit of working collaboratively, hopefully for a very long and profitable time.
Helping your audience to understand your presentation can be a challenge if they like viewing the data and information that you are presenting in a different view and from a different perspective. What would you need to have to be able to do this, why and how. Visualisation tools are becoming more than just a PowerPoint presentation. Discover how you can start improving your visual communications in a much more dynamic and collaborative way.
Discover how you can start telling your story in an easy and visual way. Being able to share in such a collaborative way lets you enjoy the many benefits you experience when using SharpCloud for Free.
One of the main reason for creating a collaborative business relationship is to create value.
Stage 6 of BS 11000 concentrates on the various steps you and your partner have to jointly commit and undertake to realise the benefits that you will have identified as part of your strategy and business case in stages 1 and 2 during the strategic phase.
Putting in place a value creation programme, with defined value drivers and appropriate resources with a a desire for continual learnig that is applied to your innovation process will help you create “new” value that you could not have done by your self.