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How to kill silos and be better, faster, and stronger through

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on teams deliver more -- and more accurate -- work
than individuals.
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more than the sum of their parts,
which easily adds up to exceeding
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where
do you
start?
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down the information and responsibility borders
between departments.
Actively encourage knowledge-sharing
among employees.

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Incentivize employees to
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produce 28% less revenue

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While 68% of engaged
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Engaged employees boost your bottom line.

RELATIONSHIPS ARE THE BEST WAY TO BOOST ENGAGEMENT.

Build teams with cross-dep...
97%
Customers and clients need more service, faster.

of companies polled who use collaboration
software report being able...
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to produce deliverables

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Encourage and implement better digital collaboration.

59%
of managers often miss important information
because they can’t...
An independent study
showed that using
structured reporting
systems decreased
non-grammatical error
in business reports by...
So how do you start improving internal structured collaboration?

The Harvard Business Review reported a top way
to create...
Creating a borderless, collaborative

business will significantly
benefit your bottom line

and create happier, more engag...
START!

Ready to get started?
Give Noosh a try and reduce your costs by up to 27%.

A 100% online collaborative project and
procurement management platf...
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Borderless Business -- How to kill silos and be better, faster, stronger through structured company collaboration

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Borderless Business: A series on breaking down the walls between departments, companies, clients, partners, and suppliers to make better, more productive (and profitable) businesses.

In this segment, we tackle the problem of internal or cross-department communication and collaboration, and how optimizing your internal collaboration systems could save you money and help you produce deliverables faster and more accurately.

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Borderless Business -- How to kill silos and be better, faster, stronger through structured company collaboration

  1. 1. BORDERLESS BU USINESSBORDE RLESSBUSINESS How to kill silos and be better, faster, and stronger through stuctured company collaboration Powered by
  2. 2. USINESSCustomers and clients are RLESS demanding more than ever.
  3. 3. PAIN CU SE STO They expect higher outputs, lower M prices, OF R TH VI ER CE E YE A and better service. R ST E L W O EEE CT IANA R PUAR G
  4. 4. You’re probably feeling more than a little pressure to keep up.
  5. 5. And you probably wish you could squeeze a little extra productivity out of your team ...without being a total slave driver. L Os L i E H y name m rst Wo ever boss
  6. 6. ? But how?
  7. 7. Structured cross-department collaboration. struc·ture /str kCH r/ construct or arrange according to a plan; give organization to. e e
  8. 8. Silos don’t work anymore. M S O Employees are required to wear multiple hats and manage varied projects. P
  9. 9. information can’t be kept behind department kept behind department walls and progress can’t walls and progress can’t be controlled by the last be controlled by the person to get last person to get “that email attachment.” “that email attachment.” PUBLIC RELATIONS To be more efficient, Information can’t be @ @ @
  10. 10. Leveraging the collective expertise of your team across departments will create a more productive (and profitable) company.
  11. 11. This can be achieved, in part, by using collaborative softwares and technologies at work. @ ! ?
  12. 12. 20-25% LESS productive than firms who do. ONSIDE Firms that allow no collaboration between departments have high-skill employees and managers that are
  13. 13. And firms who implement collaboration technology see immediate increases in productivity of 12.5% globally.
  14. 14. Furthermore, studies show that employees who work on teams deliver more -- and more accurate -- work than individuals.
  15. 15. People (and companies) can be more than the sum of their parts, which easily adds up to exceeding customer expectations. 2 2=10
  16. 16. So where do you start?
  17. 17. By “annexing” departments and breaking down the information and responsibility borders between departments.
  18. 18. Actively encourage knowledge-sharing among employees. $ $$ $ $ $ $ $ that Forture 500s lose roughly $ Babcock reports $ $ $ $ $ 31.4 $ BILLION $ $ $ $ $ $ by failing to share knowledge internally. $ a year $ $ $ $TEAM. BE BETTER AS A COLLABORATIVE $ $ $
  19. 19. Incentivize employees to informally mentor others from different departments, creating a greater depth of institutional knowledge. ACTIO Create a “gift culture” at work.
  20. 20. Actively engaged employees are the best employees to have. Disengaged employees E D $ $ produce 28% less revenue overall than their engaged counterparts. BE STRONGER AS A COLLABORATIVE TEAM.
  21. 21. While 68% of engaged employees feel confident they can lower company costs, and 84% think they can contribute positively to a company product or service.
  22. 22. Engaged employees boost your bottom line. RELATIONSHIPS ARE THE BEST WAY TO BOOST ENGAGEMENT. Build teams with cross-department experts that will come to rely on each other’s knowledge.
  23. 23. 97% Customers and clients need more service, faster. of companies polled who use collaboration software report being able to serve more clients, faster. BE FASTER AS A COLLABORATIVE TEAM
  24. 24. And teams using collaboration software are able to produce deliverables 33 %f than their siloed colleagues. ast er
  25. 25. Email isn’t good enough. 2 X $20 X hours per hour 231 = 462 = work days/year hours 462 hours/employee/year $9240 per year per employee to answer emails ACTIO A typical corporate employee will spend over 2 hours a day reading and responding to email.
  26. 26. Encourage and implement better digital collaboration. 59% of managers often miss important information because they can’t find it or never saw it. Use a common system, with structured reporting and common forms to track and undertand how your team collaborates.
  27. 27. An independent study showed that using structured reporting systems decreased non-grammatical error in business reports by upwards of 16%.
  28. 28. So how do you start improving internal structured collaboration? The Harvard Business Review reported a top way to create collaborative team environments is: ..to invest in a highly-visible practices, like an online collaboration system.. with standard reports and a forms library.
  29. 29. Creating a borderless, collaborative business will significantly benefit your bottom line and create happier, more engaged employees.
  30. 30. START! Ready to get started?
  31. 31. Give Noosh a try and reduce your costs by up to 27%. A 100% online collaborative project and procurement management platform.

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