Advanced Collaboration Research

Sharing practical ways to engage in the Collaboration Revolution

In the relationship era of business, networked structure rules

In the heyday of the industrial era, business jargon had a mechanical ring to it. A flourishing organization was a “well-oiled machine,” and terms…
Brandon Klein Dec 04, 2017

The decisive thing is your network. Work is interaction.

Networks provide problem-solving capability that results directly from the richness of communication and the amount of connectivity. What happens in…
Brandon Klein Jul 03, 2017

How Spotify Balances Employee Autonomy and Accountability

The squad structure achieves autonomy without sacrificing accountability. Every squad owns its features throughout the product’s life cycle, and the…
Brandon Klein Feb 20, 2017

Networked leadership

These leadership patterns can be restricting or enabling. Knowing in the brain is a set of neural connections that correspond to our patterns of…
Brandon Klein Jan 07, 2017

Why Diverse Teams Are Smarter

Striving to increase workplace diversity is not an empty slogan — it is a good business decision. A 2015 McKinsey report on 366 public companies…
Brandon Klein Nov 10, 2016

Measuring Your Employees’ Invisible Forms of Influence

Companies are always looking for the best ways to assess the potential of employees. Managers want to understand how their teams contribute to the…
Brandon Klein Nov 10, 2016

Making data analytics work for you—instead of the other way around

The data-analytics revolution now under way has the potential to transform how companies organize, operate, manage talent, and create value. That’s…
Brandon Klein Oct 07, 2016

Excess Management Is Costing the U.S. $3 Trillion Per Year

In total, then, there are 21.4 million employees in the U.S. workforce — 12.5 million managers and the equivalent of 8.9 million individual…
Brandon Klein Sep 09, 2016

Waiting for the right professional network

They are not engineering serendipitous conversations
Brandon Klein Aug 05, 2016

Design 4 Emergence Magazine

Brandon Klein Jun 20, 2016