#SLAtalk: Collaboration – Better…Stronger…Faster
col-lab-o-rate: to work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor.
In any profession, collaboration is key. In the information profession, it’s a driver of success and impact.
Working in groups can be fun and productive or the bane of your existence. Learn how information professionals accomplish tasks through collaboration, either within or outside their work place.
2 choices on Tuesday, May 14th:
Session #1 at 17:30 UTC (1:30 p.m. Eastern / 10:30 a.m. Pacific)
Great Britain/United Kingdom is one hour ahead of UTC during summer.
Session #2 at 03:00 UTC (11:00 p.m. Eastern / 8:00 p.m. Pacific)
[Wednesday, 15 May – 13:00 Canberra / 11:00 Perth / 08:30 New Delhi]
Questions to answer:
- In your experience, what are some skills or tricks of the trade for successful collaboration?
-First 15 minutes-
- What online or in-person resources or technologies are key to successfully collaborating on a project?
-Second 15 minutes-
- How do you handle difficult, slacking, or reluctant to engage group members?
-Third 15 minutes-
- Without disclosing proprietary information, what were the outcomes of the most successful collaboration you’ve had?
-Last 15 minutes-
In the spirit of organization:
Try to tweet your answers to question 1 during the first 15-minutes of your session, answers to question 2 in the second 15-minutes of your session, and so on. You can take your queue to move on from the @SLAhq handle, which will tweet the appropriate question at the start of each 15-minute interval.
Following the session:
Stay tuned to the SLA Blog where we’ll post a collection of great answers, as well as the link to all the tweets from the session. Notice your tweet being favorited from @SLAhq? You’ll probably be featured in our round-up.