Advanced Collaboration Research

Sharing practical ways to engage in the Collaboration Revolution

Forget your skills and disrupt

Every great advanced collaborator has a skill or attribute that makes him or her unique. I have an American colleague whose special skill is moral…
Brandon Klein Nov 29, 2017

Innovation Via Product Hunt & Network Science

Many (tech related) companies release their latest products on Product Hunt. Boasting 10 million active monthly users or ‘hunters’, it is hands down…
Brandon Klein Aug 16, 2017

Open Letter to My Organizational Network Analysis Friends

I discovered Network Analysis and its derivations only 5 years ago, yet it has been life changing. Since then, I have sought out and used most every…
Brandon Klein Mar 20, 2017

Open Letter to the Design Thinking Community

For the last 20 years, my community, my network, my extended family* has been built upon various forms of Design Thinking. My indoctrination came in…
Brandon Klein Feb 20, 2017

Mathematical Model Reveals the Patterns of How Innovations Arise

Innovation is one of the driving forces in our world. The constant creation of new ideas and their transformation into technologies and products…
Brandon Klein Feb 20, 2017

If a pin drops in our network we want to know about it

The venture firm Andreessen Horowitz is a great example of an organization that uses an ecosystem mindset to great effect. Other than those…
Brandon Klein Jun 12, 2016

Hotbeds of genius and innovation depend on these key ingredients

And what I find is that they tend to diversify into things that are somewhat related, but somewhat more complex or more advanced. And in the process…
Brandon Klein Jan 26, 2016

MindSumo - Tap college students for a fresh perspective

Each project lasts 4 weeks, costs $8,000, and generates 150 unique concepts product development marketing insights technology applications…
Brandon Klein Nov 24, 2015

10,000 ft Project and Innovation Software

We believe in the rise of the “creative thinker.” The modern problem solver who is motivated by getting things done, masterfully. Someone who…
Brandon Klein Nov 03, 2015

Sublimotion - full immersion eating

Brandon Klein Aug 12, 2015