E2.0 Top 20: Which are the five fundamental suggestions to improve team coordination across different locations and departments?
By Kellsey Ruppel-Oracle on May 20, 2011
We're continuing on in our "Top 20 Enterprise 2.0" Questions & Answers series! In the coming weeks, we'll be posting topics around some of the challenges, best practices and strategies regarding Enterprise 2.0 adoption. We hope you'll join in the conversations!
E2.0 Top 20 #9: Which are the five fundamental suggestions to improve team coordination across different locations and departments?
- Be able to find information when you need it
- Know your colleagues and peers and their expertise
- Be kept up to date on people’s activities
- Avoid having to duplicate information
- Have a simple to use place you can enter information you want to share
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