Connect: Collaborate to Innovate

Our next Connect discussion takes place Wednesday August 29th at 2 PM EST. The topic is “Collaborate to Innovate” and we encourage all interested members to register. The old saying goes “two heads are better than one.” There’s no doubt collaboration can help drive innovation in an organization. Breaking down silos and sharing information yields positive results in many instances. This call is going to focus on how IMF members are engaging their employees in […]

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Improve Company Collaboration Through Social Network Platforms

Social media can play a huge role for a company trying to market its products or services. However, in order to totally harness the power of social networking, companies need to look internally too. Collaboration and innovation are two key success drivers that can be improved upon with the right focus. Platforms like Yammer, Sharepoint, or Wiki can help keep employees connected and engaged. They are excellent for brainstorming and problem solving. Silos can be […]

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Building a Culture of Innovation Brick By Brick

Innovation and creativity have been the lifelines of successful businesses for years but now it seems they’ve been pushed to the forefront more than ever. Innovation can be a huge success driver. Today organizations are realizing that their employees have the ability to generate extraordinary ideas if given the proper environment.  That leads us to the phrase, “creating a culture of innovation.” An innovative culture is one of openness. It allows ideas to be fostered […]

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