Category Archives: Collaborative Planning

Five Ways ‘Planning Before Doing’ can be Bad

Before you do something, plan it.  Figure out what you are going to do, and then do it.  If you failed to succeed, then you didn’t plan well enough.  Next time, do better planning.  How many times have you heard … Continue reading

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Assistants Transform Data, Synchronize as Well

In previous post I introduce a scenario for cooperation between doctors, and show that a personal assistant is a good way to connect those in real time.  Here are some additional details that we should consider more carefully.

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Doc Sharing with Live Documents

This is a first impression review of Live Documents, a SaaS model document sharing platform.  I discovered the service, signed up for a free account, and these are my notes on what it does.

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Post the Document on-line before Emailing it

If you are sending information to a group of people, you should FIRST post that information on-line, and THEN you should email everyone about it.  Today I experienced a classic violation of this guideline, and while the damage is not … Continue reading

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Understanding what “Adaptive” means

While Case Management has been a hot topic in the past year, there are various modifiers put in front of it: Advanced, Dynamic, and Adaptive.  In this post I attempt to explain why “Adaptive” is the right concept and why … Continue reading

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Parent-Teacher-Student Collaboration

Normally I would look for the best examples of coordination technology at the most advanced high tech companies in silicon valley. Doing so would miss one of the best deployments of coordination technology. Who would expect to find it in … Continue reading

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Embracing Complexity

Just a quick note to bring your attention the September issue of Harvard Business Review, which is on complexity!  Michael J. Mauboussin is interviewed in an article title “Embracing Complexity“.

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