Working with others when you do not know them, their backgrounds and have never met
Today’s problems and issues are complex. To solve them we need to cross borders across professions, languages and cultures. There is no simple way. Technically this may seem easy. I agree. What many of us do not consider is that the users of technology are people. We need to work together!
Collaboration in a digital workplace requires us to learn how to work together without knowing what we understand with all our senses when we meet in person.
Developing ideas into solution requires critical thinking.
How do you tell someone that your idea, approach or solution might be a better choice without hurting this person’s feeling and then win them to build on existing ideas and knowledge together?
At the #3CityCreathon in Berlin, Bratislava and Rome participants were able to train this :
- Selling your ideas in only 3 minutes – Elevator Pitches
- Give feedback in a form that can be accepted
- Digital communication between three cities
This combination between digital communication and analog collaboration developing an idea in teams is the digital workplace of the
A perfect illustration for the eSkills conference in Bratislava where 200 policy makers, business leaders and experts discussed how digital technologies are transforming our lives at a pace never seen before.
Many thanks to all participants, organizers, decision makers, jury members, experts and our digital audience.
If the spark has reached you and you are eager to run a creathon or hackathon yourself, contact your local NetAcad contact.
Until next time
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