My role in many projects is the one of a facilitator. I help others to work creatively and collaboratively. Sometimes this happens in longer projects sometimes it just happens in short workshops of two or three days. Many of these workshops are revolving around some issues, which my clients would like to solve. The teams […]
This article describes the difference between cooperation and collaboration and gives tips on how to create a culture of collaboration.
The role of the facilitator is becoming more and more popular. Consultancies as well as big corporations see the need to create job profiles for people who help other people work better. But who are they? What exactly are they doing? How do they create their magic? This post describes the job and the character […]
Brainstorming is an old collaboration method – originating as early as the year 1939. Despite its age people still apply it all across the globe. It almost has become a synonym for creative collaboration. The problem: it is usually done wrong. In this post you will learn how to facilitate a successful brainstorming session.
If you are a facilitator of creative processes you will know the hassle we sometimes have to go through in order to find a space for creative collaboration. Such spaces are usually open. They enable flexible adjustments (eg. multiple seating options, movable tables etc.) and they should be inviting. A simple hotel meeting room with […]
There is a lot of confusion out there, what design thinking really is. As the recent study of the HPI DT research program has shown, even in companies that have implemented the concept on a larger scale, a broad variety of definitions can be found. Some people say it is a mindset, others call it […]