In my experience, few people thought holistically about collaboration before the pandemic. Pre-COVID, this limitation arguably didn’t matter. After all, much if not most of our work took place in person.
That is no longer the case. We’re firmly in the post-COVID world. Along these lines, here are two interesting data points from Beezy’s 2021 Digital Workplace Trends & Insights report:
- 41 of employees report feeling overwhelmed by the number of tools and technologies that they’re required to use.
- Nearly three in five claim frequent application notifications decrease their productivity.
Ouch. No wonder The Great Resignation is coming, although the Great Resignation will hurt some firms more than others.
Enter Reimagining Collaboration—a book predicated on hubs, spokes, and a single gestalt: the Hub-Spoke Model of Collaboration.
Here’s a short video detailing the big idea at the center of my new book.